It is often necessary or a requirement to travel on a sponsored project. Travel conducted under a sponsored agreement should be allowable by the terms and conditions of the award and directly related to the research or program initiatives. Travel could be in the form of gathering data, field work or conducting surveys. Travel to disseminate research findings to a group of peers or the sponsor is also generally allowable. In some cases, travel may require prior approval and/or be restricted to destinations the United States.
Contact your Grant and Contract Coordinator for more information on possible restrictions that may apply to your sponsored project.
Allowable travel costs on sponsored projects may vary depending upon the sponsor. Please note, most federal awards require that all air travel be on a U.S. flag air carrier. The following regulations should be used as a guide when planning travel expenses.
Please Contact your OSP coordinator with questions.