2020 Travel Grants

TAIR 2020 Travel Grant Application

Purpose: To assist with expenses (hotel, airfare, and/or mileage) incurred while attending the annual TAIR conference. The funding is to provide for professional development among institutional research professionals that work in institutions and organizations located in Texas. The Travel Grant can NOT be used to cover the registration or membership fee.


Grant Amount: $400.00 per grant, limit 1 grant per person.


Eligibility: Travel Grants are available to both active members and newcomers (individuals who will become new members of TAIR at the 2020 conference). Members of the TAIR Executive Committee are not eligible for travel grants during their term. Travel grants are not transferable.


Deadline to Apply: January 20, 2020


Before you apply, please have the following items ready:


  • A brief resume/curriculum vita for upload (PDF preferred)
  • A statement of how receiving the grant will contribute to professional development, particularly with regard to future activity in TAIR
  • A statement describing financial need and the financial support available from his/her institution and other possible sources


Criteria for Awarding of Grants: Recommendations by the Immediate Past President, in consultation with the Awards Committee, will be based on information submitted in the application materials. Applications from individuals who have not received a travel grant from TAIR within the past three years will receive priority. Only one travel grant will be awarded to an institution in a single year.


Notification: Those selected to receive the travel grant will be contacted by the Immediate Past President prior to the conference to let them know they are a recipient of the grant.


Procedure for Recipients: Travel Grant Recipients must register for the conference using the online registration process. The Travel Grant recipient must pay all conference charges up front, and will turn in receipts to the TAIR Treasurer to be reimbursed up to the amount of the travel grant ($400) for hotel, airfare, and/or mileage calculated at the state rate. The Travel Grant can NOT be used to cover the registration or membership fee.


Apply Here: https://www.texas-air.org/index.php/travel-grant-application/

If you have questions, please contact:


Teresa Isbell
Immediate Past President
(979) 436-0278