Faculty travel grant checklist

Required documentation

Note: Please do not attach a cover letter or application letter. Please use only the spaces provided within InfoEd to describe significance, outcome and impacts of the travel.

  1. When presenting as a senior author or exhibitor, please provide the following:
    • Acceptance letter/formal invitation/conference program which includes documents showing your name/presentation information, conference title, place and date. Formal acceptance letter can be submitted after the grant application, if it is not available at the time of application
    • Abstract – this is mandatory, including all authors' names with the presenting author identified
  2. When interacting with a funding sponsor, please provide the following:
    • Invitation (an email will suffice)
    • Memo from the department chair/dean that addresses the trip’s purpose and desired outcome


  • Create and complete proposal in InfoEd
  • Route for approval: Applicant, Dean, Chair, Research & Innovation
  • Confirm that the Research & Innovation office has received your application

Faculty Travel Grants will be processed in three cycles

  1. Travel occurring July 1 to October 31
    Applications will be accepted Apr 1 to May 24
  2. Travel occurring November 1 to February 29 
    Applications will be accepted August 1 to September 20
  3. Travel occurring March 1 to June 30
    Applications will be accepted December 1 to January 24

Research & Innovation contact information

Ross Hall 201
Mailstop 0403
Main phone: (775) 327-2363
Fax: (775) 327-2362