Travel and Training Programs

Note: Due to Cornell University’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently unable to fund travel requests until at least June 30, 2020. 

Travel Funding Opportunities Related to Teaching Development

  • Travel Grants – Future Faculty and Academic Careers certificate program participants can apply for travel grants to further training in teaching (up to $500) or present a Teaching as Research project beyond Cornell (up to $1000).
  • CIRTL Network Summer Teaching Institutes – Spanning May-August, you can apply to attend 2- to 5-day institutes at other universities such as Vanderbilt, Johns Hopkins, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Cornell graduate students and postdocs may contact futurefaculty@cornell.edu about a travel grant application.
  • National CIRTL Forum – The 6th National CIRTL Forum was held at Drexel University on October 13-15, 2019, and is convened every few years. Cornell graduate students and postdocs may contact futurefaculty@cornell.edu about potential travel funding to present completed Teaching as Research projects.
  • CIRTL Network Exchange Program – Future Faculty and Academic Careers participants who have completed a Teaching as Research project (or similar) can apply for a fully funded visit to one of nearly 40 research universities to give a research and teaching talks and network with disciplinary colleagues in a mock academic job interview setting. Applications are accepted at any time, but may require several months of lead time with local CIRTL program leaders to make arrangements. Prospective participants at Cornell should contact futurefaculty@cornell.edu.

Conferences on Teaching in Higher Education

Future Faculty Recruitment and Training Institutes