UWM Faculty Application Guidelines

UWM Faculty Research/Travel Award 2019-20


UW-Milwaukee faculty, both members of CLACS and non-members, who are involved in Latin American related projects*

Award Categories (in order of priorities listed below)

  1. Original research
  2. Presentation of paper at professional conference/workshop
  3. Comparative and cross-disciplinary research projects involving Latin America and the Caribbean

Nature of Awards

The number of awards and their dollar amount will generally be in the range of $250 to $500 and will depend on the project, faculty rank, number of applications, and previous CLACS support.

Application Due Dates

    • December 3, 2019 for travel between January 1 (departure) and May 15 (return), 2020
    • April 3, 2020 for travel between May 16 (departure) and December 31 (return), 2020

**Note: April award is payable after July 1, 2020.

Awards notification will be approximately two to three weeks after the application due date.

A Complete Application Consists of

  1. General information, including type of request, proposed travel dates, and destination
  2. Proposal information (1-2 pages): include a detailed research project description, list organization/institution affiliation(s) and contacts, state research methodology (if applicable), anticipated outcome, and project timeline. If presenting a paper, please include further information and an abstract. Please explain in your proposal how the activity is connected to the CLACS mission.
  3. Budget information that includes travel logistics and funds expected from other sources
  4. Uploaded Item(s): current abbreviated 2-3 page curriculum vitae; and a letter confirming acceptance of your paper (if applicable).

* In the event of insufficient funds, applications from assistant professors and from persons not previously funded within one year of the current competition will receive priority.

Funding for this campus-wide competition is made possible through a cooperative arrangement with the Dean of the College of Letters and Science

Online Application