Faculty Senate of the City University of New York
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Support for Faculty Travel
Funding for Travel for Professional Purposes
Funds for travel for professional purposes are available from different sources in CUNY and elsewhere:
1. PSC CUNY Agreement- allocated by the College to each department- Applications are within departments- See the Department Chairperson for more information and application
2. PSC fund for adjunct travel to professional meetings- Professional Development Fund-information and applications at the PSC website http://www.psc-cuny.org/AdjunctContinuingEdDev.htm
3. Each College may have funds for travel support available from some central unit of the College. Consult with the Dean of Faculty or Department Chairperson or Provost concerning what may be available and how to apply.
4. PSC-CUNY Agreement section 25.5 Scholar Incentive Awards
5. CUNY UFS William Stewart Travel Award for first or second year tenure-track assistant professor
Established in 2002, the William Stewart Travel Award Grant provides grants of up to $300 to younger CUNY faculty members for participation and presentation at scholarly conferences.
· You must be a first or second year tenure-track assistant professor
· Requests must be submitted by February 1
· Winners must submit receipts for reimbursement
Please email requests and supporting materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to
William Stewart Travel Award
6. CUNY UFS Feliks Gross Endowment Award Fund –Assistant Professors
The Feliks Gross Endowment Award is presented each year to an assistant professor in recognition of outstanding research, or potential for such, in the humanities or sciences, including social and life sciences. Any faculty member who is an assistant professor at any unit of CUNY and whose field of expertise covers an area of the humanities or sciences is eligible to be considered for this award. The recipient receives an honorarium and a plaque. Applications are due on March 31. Please email questions to email@example.com
7. CUNY Postdoctoral Travel Awards Program
Information at : http://126.96.36.199/u/cunynews?q=cache:e85AIy1t-lAJ:www1.cuny.edu/academics/research-scholarship/postdoctoral-development-program/psotdoctravelawards_02.doc+travel+awards&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=2&gl=us&ie=UTF-8
The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the second round of the CUNY Postdoctoral travel awards for conference presentation. The goal of this initiative is to provide postdoctoral associates an opportunity to present scholarly activities at a national or international conference. A maximum of ten grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded for conference related costs (e.g. travel, housing, registration) incurred between June 1st and December 31st, The deadline for receipt of proposals: April 20
*Postdoctoral associates must have received their Ph.D. within the last six years.
(Word doc or pdf) sent as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions or request for further information should be addressed to:
8. Listing of Hundreds of Possible funding Sources maintained by the CUNY Graduate Center
9. LACUNY Awards for Librarians
LACUNY is again sponsoring two (2) grants of $500 each to fund travel to
library-related meetings or conferences for LACUNY members. You can find
the grant information, including the application form and evaluation
LACUNY is again sponsoring two (2) grants of $500 each to fund travel to library-related meetings or conferences for LACUNY members. You can find the grant information, including the application form and evaluation criteria, here:http://lacuny.cuny.edu/committees/professional/lacunygrantinfo.html
TWO grants of $500 each will be awarded to full LACUNY members who are library faculty for the purpose of attending library-related conferences or meetings that take place after mid-March 2009. Proposals will be blind-reviewed by members of the Professional Development Committee.
Awards will not be given to more than one person from each institution.
This is NOT a research travel grant, which is covered by the PSC-CUNY Research Awards.
The grant applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:
How the member's attendance furthers the association's mission, or contributes to areas of special focus within CUNY libraries, or explores new trends in the field AND how well these ideas are communicated to the reviewers.
Applicants must be LACUNY members as of March 18, 2009 (Paypal or checks received, not postmarked).
# The Grant funds will be disbursed by the LACUNY Treasurer upon submission of receipts in the amount of the grant.
# Awardees will submit a summary report to the Professional Development Committee, which will appear on the Committee’s website and will be published in LACUNY's News from CUNY Libraries.
# Activities and/or publications supported will credit "LACUNY Grant for Professional Development."
# Past Grant Awardees are not eligible.
Proposal Due Date: March 18, 2009
Awards Announced: March 25, 2009
A TWO-PAGE grant application form is required. Download the application
Page 1: Information Page with contact information and proposal title.
Page 2: Proposal Essay with reason for the request, the conference/meeting title and location, and estimated budget. An abstract of the conference or meeting may be part of the essay. This section may NOT be over one (1) page in length. The applicant's name must not appear on page 2.
Completed proposals should be sent as a two-page email attachment to email@example.com. All applications must be received by March 18, 2009.