TRAVEL AWARD FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Should I claim per diem?
A: The Faculty Travel Award does not cover per diem expenses.
Q: Are Chairs eligible for the award?
Q: Does the paper I present need to be published?
Q: What is the maximum award available?
A: $700 for travel within North America. $1000 for travel outside of North America, including Hawaii.
Q: How often does the committee meet?
A: Approximately once per month.
Q: I'm presenting next fiscal year. When should I apply?
A: Because of the state budget process, your request may be approved CONTINGENT ON AVAILABLE FUNDS. If the money is not available, the award will not be funded.
Q: How soon do I need to document my trip?
A: You have two weeks submit documentation of your trip. Otherwise your award could be forfeited.
Q: What is considered "international travel"?
A: To be eligible for up to $300 additional, you must be traveling outside of North America. Canada and Mexico are not eligible, but Hawaii is.
Q: I'm attending an online conference. Can I get the registration fee covered?
Q: I have to submit a paper to CITR after I return from the conference. What if the paper isn't published?
A: The paper does not have to be published. A "working draft" of the document will suffice to meet the requirements.
Q: I need to buy tickets now for my conference. Can CITR go ahead and reimburse me?
A: CITR will only reimburse your department AFTER the travel has taken place.
Q: Are there any other travel fund resources?
A: Please check with your department and/or dean for additional resources.
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