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

Application Deadlines:

August 1, 2017 Call
For travel between October 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Deadline August 25, 2017, 3PM (Application now closed)
Notification early September
Final report to department head and to the Dean by Monday, March 5, 2018

December 6, 2017 Call
For travel between February 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Deadline January 5, 2018
Notification mid-January