Faculty Travel Grants (FTG) is one of the ways in which the University invests in the career and research of its full-time regular faculty at various stages of their academic careers. The purpose of the FTG is to encourage research-related international travel and collaborations by full-time LUMS Faculty. Presentation of research by LUMS faculty at leading international academic conferences is particularly encouraged.

All full-time regular faculty wishing to apply should route their entire dossier via Department Chair and respective School Dean to Office of Sponsored Programmes and Research (OSPR). Deans are requested to review and submit the applications by or before the due date to OSPR. The applications are reviewed for funding by the FTG review committee. The final decision on funding is made within two weeks of the deadline by the Vice Chancellor through OSPR.

Limitation of FTG

  • The travel funds can be used only for the dates mentioned in the request form by the applicant and will expire at the end of its respective period. 
  • Applicants must be full-time regular faculty members
  • Airfare will be the shortest route possible
  • Boarding, Lodging and Per diem will be for a maximum of five days
  • All original receipts/expense claims are to be submitted within 4 weeks of applicant’s return

Current Calls FTG

FTG calls are announced four times in a year.The cycles for Faculty Travel Grant (FTG) are:

Quarter 1    

Travel Dates: July 1 – December 31

Quarter 2

Travel Dates: October 1 – March 31

Quarter 3

Travel Dates: January 1 – June 30

Quarter 4

Travel Dates: April 1 – September 30

 

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