The Council on Teaching will review applications following these submission deadlines based on the date of travel:

  • Summer 2018 (June-August travel) deadline for submission April 15, 2018

  • Fall 2018 (September-December travel) deadline for submission August 1, 2018

  • Spring 2019 (January- May travel) deadline for submission December 1, 2018

The following information will be needed to complete the application for Teaching in Higher Education Travel Award:

  • Basic information: name, HawkID, email address, department, DEO email address, event information (title, date, web link).

  • If you are presenting a workshop, keynote address, seminar, demonstration, poster, simulation, etc. at the conference, be prepared to upload a PDF of the abstract, invitation, or other indication of acceptance.

  • Be prepared to share your expectations about your conference experience:

    • What long-term impact do you anticipate your experience will have on teaching and learning at Iowa?

    • What do you expect to gain professionally from attending or presentating at this event?

    • What information and materials about teaching strategies, trends, etc. do you expect to share with your department, college, or the University at large when you return from the conference? How do you intend to share that information?

    • What outreach opportunities might enable you to disseminate what you learn to the wider Iowa City or state communities?

  • Provide a list the total amount of funding requested, a simple, itemized budget of your expenses, and list other sources of funding that you have applied for or received. (A maximum of $2,000 may be awarded.)

Application for Teaching in Higher Education Travel Award

For questions, please contact Jean Florman, Director, Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Center for Teaching.