Required documents for a complete application:
Application prep document: This is a word document of the application to help you prepare your answers for submitting online.
The Rita T. Wood Grant is intended to provide funds for one or more grants per year to individual members or chapters of Epsilon Sigma Phi. Grants to a chapter may be for programs or activities supporting leadership development and chapter growth. Grants to individuals may be made for the leadership or professional development of others within ESP.
Award amounts may vary. Current maximum annual grant award is $1250.00.
The prime outcome from funded projects is to energize the Epsilon Sigma Phi organization and membership. The purposes include but are not limited to the following:
Criteria for Consideration:
Deadlines: Complete online application by December 1. (Additional calls for applications may be made pending funding and board approval.)
|Scoring Criteria for Rita T Wood Grant||Yes is required|
|Is the applicant an ESP member in good standing. If the application is from an interdisciplinary team, are at least 50% of the team ESP members in good standing?|
|Does the project have the potential for replication in other states?|
|Does the project address the needs of a grand audience of Extension employees?|
|Points allocated for scoring|
|Project justification, issues, description and objectives clearly outlined.||0-5 points|
|Implementation plan clearly described||0-5 points|
|Evaluation plan and anticipated outcomes are well outlined||0-5 points|
|Budget request is justified and appropriate||0-5 points|
|Project is innovative for chapter, Epsilon Sigma Phi or Extension at large||0-5 points|
|Total points||0-25 points|