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Research Presentation Program

SEPTEMBER 2020. Current policy does not permit university funds to be used for this kind of travel with out the submission of and the dean's approval of an application for an exception.  Please consult the Exceptional Approval Process for University-related Travel section on the university travel guidance webpage.

Faculty members may request support for the presentation of their work at online events for which there are associated costs, such as registration.

Application due date: Applications should be submitted in advance of the presentation and will not be accepted when received more than one month after the presentation date.

Maximum amount:
         One request for up to $250 may be submitted by each eligible HFA faculty member during the fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).

Faculty members in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts present the results of their research, creative, and scholarly efforts nationally and internationally at conferences, educational institutions, professional meetings, and cultural venues. To encourage and support this activity the College offers the Research Presentation Program. 

  • This program does not support general conference attendance and is not available to those serving as a panel convener, organizer, discussant, or moderator, unless a research paper is also being presented. 
  • Requests for amounts up to $250 will be accepted. Funds may be applied to registration fees or other costs associated with participation in virtual events.
  • The fiscal year to which an award applies is determined by the date on which a presentation is made, e.g. approval of an application submitted on May 17, 2021 for a presentation on July 5, 2021 would make it an FY2022 award.


Applications will be accepted from all full-time HFA faculty members.

Application process

Complete the online application, which should be submitted well in advance of, and must be received no later than one month after, the presentation date

In addition to entering identifying and descriptive information, you will need to upload:

  1. A single-page abstract of the research you will present or the paper you will give. If you will read from, perform, or exhibit your creative work, your "abstract" should identify and describe the material being featured and explain why it was chosen.

  2. A link to the event program, a program screenshot, or other publicity with your name, presentation title, presentation date, and the nature of your participation.

The application will allow you to save a partially completed form and return later to complete it. 

Once you click on "Submit" you will not be able to make further changes.

For more information

Contact Lynne Latham.