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 second call for applications this year will be in September 2017. Applications are due October 2, 2017; award notification will be made by mid-October 2017. Conference Travel must be completed between October 1, 2017 and January 31, 2018.  The third call for applications will be in spring 2018; 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.