Faculty Travel Award



Sponsored by the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium and Marshall University

Proposals due:              Sept. 21, 2015

Awards announced:      Oct. 30, 2015

The Marshall University NASA WV Space Grant Consortium Advisory Committee is accepting proposals to support faculty travel.  Priority is given to travel which will stimulate NASA related research at Marshall University.



  1. Eligibility: The award is available for full-time tenure track faculty in the College of Science, College of Liberal Arts, or the College of Information Technology and Engineering. Faculty receiving direct support under this grant must be U.S. citizens.
  2. Limits: One submission per faculty member.
  3. Travel must be to enhance the faculty's scholarly career development.
  4. Budget: Total budget may not exceed $2,000 which includes a $1000 institutional cost share. The source of the cost share needs to be documented in the application. NASA funds may not be used for foreign travel.
  5. Collaboration with researchers in other departments, in industry and/or at NASA is encouraged.
  6. Priority will be given to science faculty who are striving to initiate or establish support for their research and/or are proposing interdepartmental research projects.  Women and minorities are highly encouraged to apply.
  7. The travel must be completed by June 1, 2016.
  8. Submit the entire proposal as a single file by e-mail to Marcia Harrison at harrison@marshall.edu


Travel Award Application - All information must fit within one typed page.

Review criteria


PAGE LIMIT       One typed page Arial 10 point font size.


TITLE PAGE         Project title, Faculty name, rank, tenure status, department, college, phone, e-mail, requested funds , and travel dates.


SUMMARY:           Provide a brief summary of the travel with clearly stated: 1) objectives, 2) significance of the travel, and 3) the anticipated faculty development outcomes of the project tasks.


BUDGET:               Provide a budget summary to include projected cost of registration, travel, meals, and other associated costs. Also, indicate the source of the matching funds. NOTE: Grants can NOT be used to support travel outside of the USA.