TAIR 2024 Travel Grant Application
TAIR Travel Grants 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. Amount of Grants: $350.00 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 2024 conference). Members of the TAIR Executive Committee are not eligible for travel grants during their term. Travel grants are not transferable. Deadline: January 5, 2024.
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 ($350) 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.
Application Materials and Considerations: To be considered for the award, application materials must be submitted to the Past President or designee. The following items must be submitted:
- applicant’s name and institution/organization of employment.
- a brief resume/curriculum vita.
- 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.
All materials must be submitted to the TAIR Past President David Malone (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) by January 5, 2024 for consideration. Please include TAIR Travel Grant in the subject line of your submission.