Submitting an EOPC Proposal

The most competitive EOPC proposals are those that demonstrate innovative thinking, careful planning, and also for renewal proposals, excellent program administration and positive outcomes.

The EOPC is no longer accepting funding proposals:
Summer 2024 EOPC Proposal
Academic Year 2024–2025 EOPC Proposal
Program evaluation deadline for:
Summer 2023: Friday, October 27, 2023
Academic Year 2023–2024: Friday, July 26, 2024

EOPC Proposal Submission Deadlines

Summer 2024 funding

Proposal deadline: Friday, December 8, 2023
Review date: Thursday, January 18, 2024
Award notification by EOPC: Friday, March 1, 2024 
Summer 2024 Program evaluation deadline: Friday, October 25, 2024

Academic year 2024–25 funding

Proposal deadline: Friday, January 19, 2024
Review date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Award notification by EOPC: Friday, April 5, 2024
Academic Year 2024–2025 Program evaluation deadline: Friday, July 25, 2025


Two students submitting a proposal from laptopEOPC supports and advances the University’s strategic plan. View “Advancing Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity” with investments in your programs and ideas. 

EOPC encourages you to consider submitting a proposal to gain support for equity, respect, and belonging initiatives in your unit. The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity will review proposal drafts to provide feedback in advance of submission deadlines as time and capacity permits. 

If you are interested in being an EOPC proposal reviewer, please visit our registration form to be an Equal Opportunity Planning Committee (EOPC) volunteer proposal reviewer.

Workshops

These workshops are intended to help staff and faculty craft successful proposals.

Proposal Writing Workshop

Participants will learn about:

  • EOPC program funding
  • Proposal components
  • Proposal review process

Participants are encouraged to ask questions about the proposal submission process.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity offered a one-hour virtual EOPC Proposal Writing Workshop on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.

The presentation slides from the Fall 2023 EOPC Proposal Writing Workshop are available. - [Online PDF]

Introduction to Assessment for the Co-curricular Programs Workshop

How to craft explicit program goals and outcomes (with measurement).  

Office of Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research Workshop
Quick Start to Assessment - [ RECORDING ]
Get started with program assessment at Penn State by learning the jargon and the basic requirements for reporting.

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