Interprofessional Education Travel Grant (Pilot Program)

This travel grant is designed to enable University of Michigan faculty involved in interprofessional education or practice to attend conferences or meetings that provide them with the opportunity to expand knowledge and skills and/or advance research activities related to the mission of the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education.

Description
Travel grant funds may be requested up to $1,500 (larger grants may be considered in special circumstances). Funds may be used for travel and conference expenses in accordance with university guidelines.

Eligibility
Faculty are eligible to apply if they hold at least a 50% appointment in one of the health science schools at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor campus). Additionally, ALL Interprofessional Leadership Fellows are eligible to apply. Faculty with unpaid adjunct positions are not eligible. As a general rule, the Center will support one trip per person per year. A second request may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Preference will be given to faculty presenting interprofessional education (IPE) research and faculty who are actively engaged in IPE activities, including members of IPE committees, Interprofessional Leadership Fellows, instructors in IPE courses and experiences, etc.

Application Procedure
Proposals must be submitted via the IPE Travel Grant form, including a proposed budget. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. All application materials must be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the travel date. Grant funds will be administered after receipts are submitted.

The Interprofessional Education Travel Grant program is funded by the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education with support from the provost’s Transforming Learning for the Third Century Initiative, and the deans of the seven health science schools located in Ann Arbor: School of Dentistry, School of Kinesiology, Medical School, School of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, and School of Social Work.