UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Faculty and Academic Staff Development

Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff
Professional Development 


The purpose of this program is to support faculty and teaching academic staff to participate in professional conferences, presentations, exhibits and performances.

Criteria

  • Only one travel grant award can be made in a grant year cycle even though there may be two or more rounds.
  • Priority will be given to those proposals which show clear indication that a research project, paper, or professional presentation has been or will be made by the applicant in conjunction with the travel request.
  • Submission of an application is required.

Award

  • International travel is normally limited to $1,300.
  • National travel (continental US, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico and most of Canada) is limited to no more than $1,000.
  • Full funding is given if the traveler is presenting at the function and has their name listed on program information.
  • Funding for those who are participating (as a chair, moderator, etc. with their name in the program) will be limited to 60% of the limits.
  • Individuals who are only attending may receive funding up to 25% of the limits.

Procedure

  • Complete application form (below) including appropriate signatures, for the appropriate round (see listing below).
  • Name the file as: award name, last name, and first name ie: FIASPD - Smith - Will
  • Submit completed application to fasdb@uwrf.edu and include the department chair/supervisor and dean of your college in the email submission.
  • Application is due no later than 4:30 p.m. on due date.

Review Committee


All proposals will be evaluated by the Faculty Professional Development Committee of the Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board.
The individual committee members will review applications and the full committee will meet and

  • Divide proposals into order recommended for funding by the individual committee members.
  • Rank those that are recommended for funding in priority order.
  • Send proposals back to their authors for modifications, if needed.
  • The results of the committee's deliberations will be forwarded to the Provost for review.
  • Applicants will be notified.

Round 1

Funding is contingent upon fiscal year budget.

  • Application usually is due in April. Check the exact date.
  • For travel that occurs between July 1 and September 30.
  • You may also apply for travel that occurs between
    October 1, 2019 and June 30 at this time.
  • If your plans are “tentative,” apply as the award can be returned. FASDB cannot retroactively fund you

Round 2

Funding is contingent upon money available after Round 1.

  • Application usually is due in September. Check the exact date.
  • For travel that occurs between October 1 and February 28.
  • You may also apply at this time for travel that occurs between
    March 1, 2019 and June 30.
  • If your plans are “tentative,” apply as the award can be returned. FASDB cannot retroactively fund you.

Round 3

Funding is contingent upon money available after Round 2.

  • Application usually is due in February. Check the exact date.
  • For travel that occurs between March 1, 2019 and June 30.
  • If your plans are “tentative,” apply as the award can be returned. FASDB cannot retroactively fund you.

Contact Us

Faculty and Academic Staff Development
fasdb@uwrf.edu
715-425-0629
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
104 North Hall