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Carol Dobrunz Endowment Fund

The UWL Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of the learning environment and promotion of the University and its mission statement. This fund supports conference costs for non-tenured faculty or instructional academic staff (IAS) without an indefinite appointment. 

Grant Procedures


 The recipient must meet the following criteria:

  • must be employed at UWL with at least a 75 percent appointment;
  • must be either a non-tenured faculty member or a member of instructional academic staff without an indefinite appointment;
  • must be attending a national conference within her/his discipline;
  • may not have previously received this award.


The last Friday in March.

How much is awarded?

The award goes toward registration, travel (including meals) and housing costs only. The amount of each annual award is determined by the committee based on the amount available from the Fund, but it will not be more than $1,500.  To be eligible, the conference in the application must occur between July 1 and June 30 of the upcoming year.

Application Guidelines

Application information and guidelines are explained in the downloadable Application Form.

Submission Process

Applicants must submit one paper copy (with required signatures) to the UWL Foundation Office, Cleary Alumni & Friends Center plus one electronic copy of the application form (Word format without signatures) as an email attachment with the subject line Dobrunz Award to