Travel Assistance Program


As part of the Faculty Development and Enhancement initiative, tenured or tenure-track faculty may receive travel assistance if they are presenting at a conference.


The Travel Assistance program is now offered semi-annually.  Faculty who are selected will receive up to $1,000 for travel assistance if presenting research findings at a conference.

The first call for applications this year will be in June 2017. Applications are due July 3, 2017; award notification will be made by mid-July 2017. Conference Travel must be completed between July 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017.  The second call for applications will be in summer/fall 2017; travel date completion to be determined.

Criteria for Selection

Applicants must be:

  • Accepted to conference (include proof of acceptance with application)
  • Tenured or tenure-track full-time faculty
  • Senior author
  • National conference presenters (priority)

Preference will be given to those who are able to secure some matching funds from their department or college.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for Travel Assistance funds, please complete the application.