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Provost Award for Travel (PAT)

The Provost Award for Travel supports the cost of travel to present, perform, or exhibit scholarly or creative works, specifically in the form of juried or invited presentations/performances.

Funding is available to full-time instructional faculty members through a competitive internal grant process. 

Proposal Submission Deadlines

  • Fall Competition

    For travel from October to April

    • Notice of Intent to apply due: September 13, 2019  Deadline has passed !
    • Application release date: September 14, 2019  Applications have been released !
    • Applications are due in Digital Measures on September 20, 2019
  • Winter Competition 

    For travel from March to June

    • Notice of Intent to apply due: January 17, 2020
    • Application release date: January 18, 2020
    • Applications are due in Digital Measures on January 24, 2020
  • Spring Competition 

    For travel from May to October

    • Notice of Intent to apply due: April 10, 2020
    • Application release date: April 11, 2020
    • Applications are due in Digital Measures on April 17, 2020
Intent to Apply

This form must be completed and submitted in order to apply for the PAT grant. If you have any questions contact Nancy Schindele at research@unco.edu.

General Funding Priorities

Proposal evaluation will give particular consideration to proposals that address the following:

  • Contribute to UNC's national and international exposure by involving peer-reviewed faculty presentations or performances that have already been accepted or invited
  • Promote long-lasting scholarly, professional or artistic development of UNC faculty members as part of a line of published or funded research
  • Contribute to UNC's reputation through faculty involvement in national or international professional organizations through leadership roles
  • Present travel goals in line with the mission of the associated college and UNC 

Internal Award Budget Procedures

The Internal Award Budget Procedures provide a consistent method for handling internal awards to accommodate new university budget guidelines..

Questions about this program should be directed to research@unco.edu or to your FRPB College Representative or the FRPB Chairperson.