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Faculty Travel Grants


CMES may award travel grants to affiliated faculty for attendance at conferences. Grants may be used to cover associated travel costs only.

To check on award availability and/or to apply, send an email at least 30 days prior to travel to CMES. Include in the e-mail the following:

  • name of conference
  • dates of travel
  • title of paper or presentation
  • abstract
  • Travel Authorization Request

Once travel is completed, the awardee must submit original travel receipts to the SBS Business Center for reimbursement within 5 business days of returning.

CMES Faculty Travel Award Recipients 

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