Academic Outreach

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Online Faculty Travel Grants

The Division of Outreach and Continuing Education and the Office of Academic Outreach are pleased to announce multiple grants to support University of Mississippi online faculty travel to professional conferences, meetings or workshops that are focused on distance, online, blended or hybrid education or instructional strategies. To encourage the exploration of distance, online, blended or hybrid education and instructional strategies at the University of Mississippi, the Division will award up to $1,500 for travel expenses to a professional conference, meeting or workshop.  An Online Faculty Conference Travel Grant application must be completed no less that four weeks prior to travel.

In addition to conference travel, Online Faculty Travel Grants are also available to full-time online only faculty to support required attendance for departmental training, departmental orientation, etc. on the Oxford campus.  The Division will award up to $1,000 for travel expenses for on-campus travel for full-time online only faculty.  Academic Departments seeking assistance from Academic Outreach for on-campus travel must complete the On-Campus Travel Request Form for pre-approval for on-campus travel no less than four weeks prior to travel.

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