Application Procedures

Please review the Application Procedures and Rating Criteria (.doc) before completing your application.

You will need:

  • Application (.doc) signed by you and your faculty advisor 
  • A one-page, single-spaced narrative describing participation in the program, conference, performance, presentation, exhibition, or opportunity and its significance to your professional development and the School of the Arts.
  • Conference description and fees
  • Documentation of expected hotel and travel costs
  • For Option 2 include a copy of invitation to present, preform, or exhibit
  • For Option 3 include a brief recommendation letter from a faculty advisor

Incomplete applications will not be submitted for review. Please use the following checklist (.doc) as a guide for submitting all required documentation.

If you are approved for funding, you will receive an award email. Pay close attention to the email as you will need to complete a W-9 (.pdf) and submit it, along with your receipts, to your departmental contact in order to be reimbursed. Also, you are required to fill out and turn in a Travel Fund Report (.doc) after you return from your trip. Failing to do this may make you ineligible for future funding.

Please submit all required information to (PDF preferred) or at the front desk in 200 Strong Hall no later than 5:00 PM on the deadline date. Applications are due the first day of every month.

Departmental contacts for reimbursement:

Questions regarding the application process? Email or call (785) 864-6159

Travel Fund Deadline Information

We are now accepting applications for travel. To be included in the next review period, please submit your application in PDF format to (preferred) or by hard copy to 200 Strong Hall no later than

5:00 p.m. September 1, 2016


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