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Multicultural Travel Application

Use of this fund is subject to the following limitations:

  1. All requests must have departmental sponsorship, i.e. departmental commitment to advancing the multicultural goals of the college as outlined in From Every Nation.
  2. Applications for Multicultural funds may come only after the applicant's departmental funds are spent or allocated.
  3. Funding priority is given to those who have not requested funding the previous year.
  4. Departments are responsible for arranging all of their own transportation details.
  5. The maximum amount of funds awarded any department in a given year is $750.00.
  6. All receipts for the event should be sent to Dawn René, Administrative Assistant, Office for Multicultural Affairs, no later than 30 days after the event.
  7. A brief report on your conference experience is expected upon your return. The report should include a statement addressing how you intend to apply lessons learned from the conference to your current position; a statement identifying useful print or electronic resources and potential multicultural lecturers; and the names and addresses of potential recruiting opportunities of faculty, staff, or students of color. The report form can be found here: http://www.calvin.edu/admin/provost/multicultural/funding/travel_funds_report.html.

Please complete the form below and submit.

Name (type first letters of your last name, or scroll down list)
Conference/Event name
Attach a description of the conference
Purpose of attending
Date of departure (mm/dd/yyyy)      Date of return (mm/dd/yyyy)
Event location
Event city
Event state or country
Anticipated expenses
     Conference fee
     Lodging
     Airfare/Travel
     Meals
     Other
     Total Anticipated Expenses Click "Calulate Total" again if you change amounts above.
     Dept. funds available for this
     Total amount requested from      Multicultural Travel
     Dept. Account #
Additional Notes (if needed)
Endorsement of Department Chair
By checking this box, you verify that your department chair has reviewed this application request and there are no additional departmental travel funds available to cover the expenses itemized above.
Chairperson-Name
Chairperson-Email
E-signature
By checking this box, I certify that the information given in this application is true and complete without evasion or misrepresentation. I understand that willful omission, falsification, or incomplete statements within this application may jeopardize my potential for funding