Texas Tech University

International Ambassadors Program

The International Ambassadors Program is designed to complement already existing travel plans by providing funding for one additional night of accommodation as well as additional meals, and/or local travel for Texas Tech faculty and staff to promote international initiatives at TTU.

IAP Application

Activities eligible for this type of supplemental funding include:

  • Campus-wide, department, or classroom lectures to faculty, staff, and/or students at partner or potential partner institutions,
  • Alumni gatherings or receptions,
  • Admissions or recruiting activities, and
  • International research and development activities.

Supplemental funding up to $500 can be awarded to faculty and staff one time per academic year.

Additional eligibility requirements are:

  • Applicants must be a full time faculty or staff member
  • Applicants must already have confirmed international travel plans – official or personal travel.
  • Applicants must demonstrate how their participation in the program supports TTU's international agenda

Applications will require:

  • Dates of travel, travel destination, and copy of airline itinerary showing confirmed payment (or travel application/ trip#)
  • Department 16A FOP for funding transfer, if awarded
  • Detail of international activity proposed and benefit to TTU
  • Funding request must be submitted no less than 30 days prior to initial travel date.
  • A trip report must be submitted within 30 days of completion of the trip to Tanya Baker at Tanya.gillit@ttu.edu.