The Horizons of Knowledge Lecture Fund provides financial support to faculty interested in bringing lecturers or performers to the IU Bloomington campus who would appeal to large audiences, including undergraduate students.
Horizons of Knowledge Lecture Fund
Amount of funding
Funding is typically between $50 and $300 and will be applied to the speaker’s honorarium. Funds will be limited to a maximum of $300 per inviting sponsor request, and $600 per academic department, for each academic year.
Horizons of Knowledge funds cannot exceed total department contributions. Funds are not to be used for lodging, transportation, or entertainment (these types of expenses must be shared by members of the cooperating departments, or obtained from other sources).
How to apply
To apply for Horizons of Knowledge Lecture Series funding, see the guidelines and application form.
Note: If you are inviting an international speaker, please contact the Office of International Services for information on appropriate visas.
You will also need to upload the following application materials:
- The speaker’s curriculum vitae
- A brief description of the speaker’s qualifications
- A brief abstract of the presentation
- Brief supporting memos from each academic unit co-sponsoring the lecture.
Need more information? Contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.