College of Arts and Sciences Travel Enrichment Funding

Faculty Application

Travel Enrichment funds have been designated for the use of attending a conference as a presenter or to conduct research. Applications for anything other than these two purposes will not be accepted. Participation in internships, study abroad programs, summer schools, seminars and workshops are not eligible for funding.


Must be a tenured, tenure‐track, or research faculty member in the College of Arts & Sciences.

NOTE: Not eligible if you’ve been awarded Travel Enrichment funds within two years. For Spring 2024 travel, faculty who recieved funds for Spring 2022 - Fall 2023 travel are NOT eligble to apply. 

Applicant must complete ALL of the following steps:

a.)  Electronically submit the Online Travel Enrichment Fund Application form on the following page.

b.)  Electronically submit a Statement of Intent and Purpose (additional instructions below), including a projected itemized budget, the abstract title, along with the notification of acceptance by the conference, if presenting a paper

c.)  Electronically submit a copy of the abstract, if presenting

d.)  Electronically submit an endorsement from the chair/director

All documents (steps b-d above) should be uploaded to the application. 

An applicant may submit only one proposal for the designated travel period.

Application deadlines:

Fall semester  (September 1 ‐ December 31): July 15th

Spring semester  (January 1 ‐ May 15): October 16th

Summer semester  (May 16 ‐ August 31): March 14th

Questions concerning Travel Enrichment funds should be directed to Stormey Warren at

Statement of Intent and Purpose:
Please submit a statement of no more than two double spaced typed pages about the travel for which you seek support: include the destination of your trip and the travel dates. (The destination and dates of travel listed in your statement must be consistent with the actual travel.) Explain the purpose and benefits of your travel. Please include a projected itemized budget for your trip (transportation, lodging, and other expenses), along with an explanation of other university funding sources which you have received or applied for to support this travel.

If you are presenting a paper, please include the title and abstract along with a copy of its acceptance. If the submission deadline or the acceptance notification is after the CAS application deadline, a copy of this should be included with your statement.