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9/2/14 - SEC visiting faculty travel grant applications sought

The Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. It gives faculty from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus to exchange ideas; develop grant proposals; conduct research; consult with faculty and/or students; offer lectures or symposia; or engage in whatever activities are agreeable to the visitor and host unit.


Mississippi State University can select a maximum of four faculty members to receive 2015 travel grants of $2,500 each for transportation, room, board, etc., to use for travel to another SEC campus. Assistant, associate and full professors are eligible.

Travel dates for these visits are between Oct. 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. The faculty member will contact a host unit that he or she wishes to visit to determine that unit’s receptivity and availability.

Click here to download the application form. Completed applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Sept. 12.

Contact Assistant Vice President for Research Teresa Gammill via e-mail with questions.

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