Ecampus Professional Development (ECPD) Application

Ecampus has opportunities for faculty, staff, and administrators to pursue professional development related to the area of distance/online education, including hybrid delivery (combination of online and face-to-face instruction). The expectation is that the funded proposals will further the applicant's professional development goals and contribute to the strategic and programmatic objectives articulated in OSU's Strategic Plan, in particular as it relates to access and instructional excellence.

ECPD application requirements

Before you begin the online ECPD application, please prepare your proposal materials. Proposals for the ECPD must include the following:

  • A description of the proposed professional development opportunity including:
    • Title of opportunity
    • Location of opportunity
    • Date of opportunity
    • Titles of books or other materials to purchase
    • Links to relevant registration or conference pages
    • Other information as relevant to describe the opportunity
  • A statement of the topic or question the professional development opportunity will help the applicant address
  • Intended learning outcomes from the professional development opportunity
  • A budget breakdown for the professional development opportunity including:
    • Total grant amount requested
    • Explanation of how the budget will be used, broken down over time by expense
    • Indication of how funds will be dispersed
  • Any other additional information the applicant wishes to provide
  • A letter of support from your department head or equivalent

Ready to begin?

Please pay careful attention to all ECPD guidelines and requirements when completing your application. Contact Katherine McAlvage ( with any questions.