The College of Letters and Science is pleased to accept applications for Research Enhancement Awards for faculty travel to conferences, archives, and research sites.

Eligibility & Award Stipulations:

  • Tenure-track faculty may apply for up to $2,000 annually. Expenses may include registration, travel, and lodging. International travel will be supported.
  • Priority will be given to faculty who have less access to travel funds through grants, F&A funds (in either departmental or PI accounts), start-ups, or other sources.
  • Recipients will be expected to provide a brief, final report to their Department Head and to the Dean within one month of returning.
  • Please adhere to the listed deadline on the Awards webpage. You may contact the Dean’s Office for any questions or concerns at (406) 994-4288 or via e-mail at

2018 Application Deadlines:

December 6, 2017 Call (Deadline passed)
For travel between February 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Deadline January 5, 2018
Notification mid-January
April 19, 2018 Call (Deadline passed)
For travel between July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Deadline May 11, 2018, 3PM
Notification late-May

July 31, 2018 Call (Application currently closed)
For travel between October 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Deadline August 24, 2017, 3PM 
Notification early September