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Mr. Jimmy Myers

Maureen Jenny

Linda Cento

Office of Equity and Diversity
Florida Gulf Coast University
Ben Hill Griffin Hall, Suite 154
10501 FGCU Boulevard, South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

Phone: 239-590-1297 or TTY: 711
Fax: 239-590-7407




Florida Gulf Coast University Office of Equity and Diversity

Employee Grant-in-Aid Educational Leave Program


The Grant-in-Aid Educational Leave application process has begun. This annual initiative provides paid educational leave to eligible employees pursuing programs of study toward enhancement and growth in their current and/or future job responsibilities.

Usually, four (4) awards are provided each academic year as follows: two (2) to Support Personnel (SP) and two (2) to Faculty or Administrative and Professional (A&P) employees. Recipients assume a work and repayment obligation as a condition of accepting the award.

Employees interested in applying for this award or wishing to obtain more information, contact Linda Cento on behalf of the Office of Equity and Diversity at 239-590-7405 or via e-mail at The Equity and Diversity office is located in Academic Building 5, Room 213.

The APPLICATION DEADLINE is: Friday, March 9, 2012.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Application, GIA Timetable, and Checklist forms are below for your convenience.