Faculty International Research Travel Grants

Dartmouth tenured and tenure-track faculty members may apply for up to $5,000 to support ongoing research projects requiring international travel. 


Tenured and tenure-track Dartmouth faculty members may submit proposals for travel in Spring term 2016-17 to the Provost Office of Academic Initiatives for Faculty International Research Travel Grants. The grants of up to $5,000 each support international travel for active research activities. More than 30 faculty received grants through this program in 2015-16 for destinations ranging from Burkina Faso and Abu Dhabi to Panama and Berlin.

Awards provide reimbursement for international travel costs, accommodations and living expenses, as well as specific research activities such as visits to archives or data-gathering activities. (Travel to conferences is not support by these grants).

Up to three grants per term will be made available in 2016-2017. Applicants are limited to one Faculty International Travel grant under this program per year. 

Questions may be submitted to Laurel.Stavis@dartmouth.edu.


Applications are due on the following dates:

  • November 1 for travel in Winter term 2016-2017
  • February 15 for travel in Spring term 2017
  • May 15 for travel in Summer 2017
  • August 11 for travel in Fall 2017
  • October 30 for travel in Winter 2018

Allowable Reimbursements

Economy airfare and ground transportation, lodging, meals, visa-related costs, and costs associated with demonstrated research activities (e.g., fees for access to archives). Lodging, meals, and incidentals are reimbursed at current U.S. State Department per diem rates

Submission Materials and Process

Proposal elements should include:

  • Cover sheet
  • Abstract
  • Estimated budget, including other funding sources, if applicable
  • Description of proposed research activities at international site and how it fits with larger research project (up to 3 pages)
  • CV

Please complete your cover sheet, abstract, and estimated budget using the template provided.

Completed materials may be sent electronically to Debra Reeves, Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost, at Debra.R.Reeves@Dartmouth.edu.

Cumulative Report

Travel grant recipients are responsible for providing a 2-4 page report on the nature and outcomes of the research supported by this program within two months of completed travel. Reports should be submitted to Debra.R.Reeves@Dartmouth.edu.

Questions may be submitted to Laurel.Stavis@Dartmouth.edu.