Travel Grants for Research FAQs

The program will support out-of-town travel to develop distinct grant research proposals with evidence that the research effort has been well developed and thought out for submission to either federal agencies or private sponsors. The program also supports traveling to visit multiple agencies or program managers in the same trip, especially when traveling to Washington, D.C.

An email notification is sent to an applicant within 2-3 business days.

The program only supports travel relating to the proposal and faculty and researchers are eligible for support for one trip in the most current fiscal year period. However, faculty may explore and utilize other mechanisms to fund their trips from campus and other sources. Faculty should reach out to their provost or dean for possible support from their University.

Faculty will be reimbursed up to a maximum of $750 for funding opportunity travel. This support may be used for economy class transportation, lodging, and meal costs not provided by other sources of support.

No. The program is available to tenured and tenure-track faculty and to full-time faculty engaged in full-time research.

The faculty member may need to complete a W-9 form and a Direct Deposit Form. Contact the Office of Award Pre-Proposal Support to determine whether the forms are necessary.

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