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Professional Development Application

Thank you for your interest in EFN's Professional Development Grant.

Please read the following before continuing on to the application.

EFN Professional Development Grants support individuals to attend non-degree short courses, conferences, and to engage in professional exchanges. Please review the eligibility criteria on the PDG page before starting your application. Applicants may request up to US $6,500.

In addition to the online application you will also be asked to upload the following documents:

  • Digital copy of your acceptance letter to the proposed training, course, or conference.
  • A signed employer approval form (download form here).
  • Travel Visa (if applicable)
  • A CV

You may save and return to your application at any time. To save your application, click the "save" button at the bottom of the screen. We highly recommend saving your application every 5 minutes. Please answer all questions completely. All fields marked with an * are required before submission.

When you have completed your application click the "submit" button at the bottom of the page. Once your application has been received you will receive a confirmation email from EFN. If you have any questions about the application or are having problems, please contact us at

Please click CONTINUE if you have read all the eligibility criteria.  

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