Faculty Scholarly Support Fund

The SUU Faculty Travel Fund supports the costs of travel to conferences and professional venues to make formal presentations, exhibitions, or performances, involving their research, scholarship, or creative activities.

Funding Priorities

  1.  Activities that promote long-lasting scholarly, artistic, and professional growth, based on the University or individual college’s mission.
  2. Activities that benefit students, colleagues, a discipline, and Southern Utah University.
  3. Proposals that facilitate active participation in international, national, and regional conferences through papers, performances, exhibitions or other scholarly/creative presentations.

Please read the full Funding Guidelines prior to submitting an application.

Eligibility: All full-time faculty members are eligible to apply. Grants will not be awarded to faculty who have a missing report for a previously awarded grant.


In general, deadlines will be as follows: 1st Friday of April = 1st call for FY; 1st Friday of September=2nd call for FY; 2nd Friday of November=3rd call for FY; 2nd Friday of January=4th call for FY

  • April 2, 2021 (1st Call FY 2022) - travel July 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021
  • September 3, 2021 (2nd Call FY 2022) - travel October 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022
  • November 12, 2021 (3rd Call FY 2022) - travel January 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022
  • January 14th, 2022 (4th Call FY 2022) - travel April 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022

Proposal Process:

  • Faculty submit proposals
  • After the application deadline department chairs will review the proposals by the following Wednesday
  • Proposals will be discussed at the next Department Chairs Meeting, and Faculty will be notified of the decision the day after the Department Chair's meeting.