1. All grants or awards are made only to those categories of faculty as defined in Section 5.1.1 of the Faculty Handbook, with the exception of adjunct faculty, who are ineligible. 2. The recipients of faculty travel grants and awards are nominated by the Committee on Faculty Development, and the awards are approved by the Provost and administered by the Provost's Office. 3. All grants and awards will be made on the basis of the merit of the proposal, without regard to quotas of distribution among departments or disciplines. 4. The Committee on Faculty Development shall announce the per-person maximum for travel awards each year. The current per-person maximum is $1300.00.5. Faculty members may submit multiple travel requests, but in no case shall receive funds beyond the Committee on Faculty Development's annual per-person maximum. a. The maximum reimbursement for meals will be $50 per day (receipts required). b. Grant applicants are encouraged to make use of college-owned vehicles when reasonable, and should indicate their intent to do so on the grant request form. c. Requisitions for reimbursement must be submitted to the Provost's Office within thirty (30) days of the last day of the meeting for which support is granted. d. If any granted funds are not to be used, the Provost's Office must be notified as soon as possible.6. Travel grant proposals must be made in writing using the most current Travel Request Form available. Travel Request Forms are available on the College Web site. The Committee on Faculty Development reserves the right to return the proposal to the requestor if the form is not complete, if the wrong form is submitted, or if additional information is needed.7. Travel grants will be made to those faculty members serving as chairs, moderators, presenters, or discussants at conferences, seminars, workshops, and/or professional meetings. 8. Travel must be completed during the fiscal year for which it is approved.9. Any travel funds unused after the terms of the grant have been fulfilled shall revert to the endowment used to support that grant or award. 10. Grant recipients are encouraged to acknowledge their receipt of a travel grant from Randolph-Macon College in any written work product or presentation made at any event for which a travel grant was received.