Learning Assistance for Professional Development
Below is information for University System of New Hampshire (USNH) and University of New Hampshire (UNH) financial assistance applications and processes that can assist you in your professional development as a staff member at UNH.
If you know of other financial opportunities you would like to share, please contact the HR office at 862-0519.
- USNH Credit and Non-Credit Tuition Waivers
- STAFF Professional Development Grant (quarterly application for OS/PAT/EE staff)
The Tuition Benefit is a USNH sponsored program for all eligible staff. You need to have completed your introductory period prior to utilization of the USNH tuition. Benefits eligible employees may use the USNH Tuition Benefit to enroll in up to a total of 5 Courses (Credit or Non-Credit) per fiscal year. Tuition Benefits are pro-rated for percent-time appointments.
The USNH Tuition Benefit Form must be submitted online through WISE for yourself and/or eligible dependents. To access the Tuition Form go to https://wise.unh.edu/ Once logged in, click on Employee Services and then select the Tuition Benefit Form.
- Employee Tuition Benefit: Credit course benefit is 100% of tuition, Non-Credit course benefit is 50%. Eligible UNH employees must complete and submit their request online for each semester that the benefit is requested for.
- If you’d like a step-by-step guide on entering your information Tuition Benefit form online please review the USNH HR instructions available at: http://www.usnh.edu/hr/benefits/tuition-waiver.html
A professional development grant opportunity for benefits eligible UNH Durham and Manchester staff. This grant* is open to applications on a quarterly basis. Please view the UNH Staff Professional Development Grant application for criteria, eligibility and deadline information.
The Staff Professional Development Grant application is also available for download on our FORMS page (in PDF and Word formats).
*Please NOTE: This grant is for benefits eligible OS/PAT/EE staff only