To support faculty’s teaching development by helping fund participation at teaching conferences and sharing of experiences with the campus community.
Teaching Development Travel Grants provide financial support for faculty to attend conferences and workshops that emphasize teaching and learning. The program provides up to $500 in reimbursement funds to supplement other sources of support for conference attendance. Applications accepted throughout the year.
All tenured and tenure-line faculty, full-time non-tenure track instructors, and AP staff with teaching responsibilities at Illinois State University are eligible. Individuals are eligible to receive one travel grant each fiscal year, although an individual may apply multiple times if not funded for earlier applications. Recipients of prior CTLT (or CAT or FTSS) grants who have failed to meet grant obligations are ineligible.
Grants will be up to $500 in the form of reimbursement of documented conference attendance expenses. Number of grants and amounts of individual grants are subject to availability of funds.
There is no deadline for grant applications. Applications can be submitted at any time before travel commences and will be evaluated when received. Funds are available upon grant acceptance.
CTLT staff will evaluate applications and select recipients based on the degree to which an application:
Acceptance indicates agreement to fulfill one of the following options, which are designed to maximize the benefits of recipients’ experiences by sharing them with the ISU community. Completion of this condition is required to remain eligible for future CTLT grants.
Contact CTLT at CTLT@ilstu.edu.