Arts and Sciences Council Committee on Faculty Research - Travel Grants

Funding Agency:
Duke University

A&S Council support for meeting and conference travel will be distributed to regular rank faculty, and non-regular rank non-union faculty (see online application button below). Union faculty members should apply for support through the Non-Regular Rank Union Faculty Professional Development Fund.

  • Faculty may request a maximum reimbursement of $1,000 per fiscal year (July through June 30) to support no more than two trips (foreign or domestic) to enable attendance at a professional meeting or conferences to do one of the following:

    • participate as a discussant on a panel
    • present a paper
    • present a keynote or invited lecture
    • receive an award
    • serve as an elected or appointed officer of the sponsoring organization

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Eligibility Requirements

  • All regular rank and non-regular rank NON-UNION Duke faculty with primary appointments in departments or programs in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. Union faculty members should apply through the Non-Regular Rank Union Faculty Professional Development Fund.
  • Emeritus faculty are also eligible.



Amount Description

  • The maximum award in the A&S Council Facuty Research Grant program is $5,000. You may request any amount up to this maximum, as appropriate to budgetary requirements of your project.
  • Carry-over of grant funds to the next fiscal year is permitted only in exceptional circumstances, which must be requested in writing.
  • Grant funds may not be transferred to any other research project.
  • Expenditures on the grant are limited to those items on the original application budget and may be reviewed.

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Arts & Humanities
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Social Sciences