Supplemental Travel Grant Guidelines

  1. Supplemental Travel Grants were established to supplement unit travel funding for faculty to disseminate their scholarship or travel with students to disseminate their scholarship.
  2. Grants: Up to $1,500 for travel.
  3. Eligibility: Tenure or tenure-track faculty. No proposal will be accepted from investigators who have an open Supplemental Travel Grant at the time of application.
  4. Deadlines: Proposals will be accepted at any time but no proposal will be reviewed within a month from the start of the travel. No funding will be awarded retroactively.
  5. How to Apply:
    1. Complete Proposal here
    2. Send completed and approved travel form from your unit to Indicate if funding was received from the unit and at what level.
    3. Send proof of presentation acceptance to
  6. Restrictions/Conditions:
    1. These grants are meant to supplement unit funding for faculty travel to disseminate research.
    2. Faculty must be presenting or having students present scholarship.
    3. Faculty must not have another individual source of professional development funding available (RIP accounts, external grants, etc) for travel not involving students.
  7. Notification of Action and Handling of the Grant Account
    1. Applicants will be notified of the status of their proposal approximately three weeks after the deadline.
    2. A grant must be expended within the project period specified in the award unless an extension is requested and approved.
    3. There will be a limit of one conference funded for faculty per fiscal year without student involvement.
    4. A closing report indicating the benefit of the travel to your research and to the university (advancing scholarship and teaching, improving retention and graduation, moving students toward graduate school, etc.) must be sent to the Office of Research within one month of the award expiration date. Individuals who have not submitted a report on previous grants will not be eligible for future grants.
    5. These grants will terminate when their recipients' appointment at IUSB comes to an end.

Updated: August 29, 2017


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