Program funds are awarded to tenured, tenure-track faculty members, and full time contract appointment faculty members to facilitate international academic or creative activity. These funds are to support conferences, or similar scholarly presentations, or artistic performances. Please note that International Travel Awards are intended to supplement travel funds provided by the faculty member's college and department.

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Please see the Aspire Calendar to view the deadlines for this competition.

For questions regarding the Aspire Program, please contact the Aspire Program Manager, or email