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 2016 conference). Members of the TAIR Executive Committee are not eligible for travel grants during their term. Travel grants are not transferable.
Criteria for Awarding of Grants: Recommendations by the Immediate Past President 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 ($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.