• Visiting Scholars funds are intended for scholarship. Requests to visit the laboratory solely for the purpose of operation of Fermilab facilities are discouraged.
  • Funding is strictly for individuals and activities approved in award.
  • No awards will be made to faculty or postdocs in the terminal year of their appointment.
  • The Visiting Scholars award may not be used for travel away from Fermilab (e.g., to visit another facility or attend a conference) or solely for the purpose of operating Fermilab facilities.
  • Awards may not be used for household moving expenses or in support of accompanying family members (e.g., family member travel to Fermilab).
  • Support provided by the program may include the following: travel and local lodging expenses for a series of short visits OR salary support and round trip travel expenses for an extended visit, but not for both.
  • Summer salary support is limited to two months.
  • Awards may not fund activities occurring prior to the start date indicated in the award letter. Applicants should plan the submission of their proposals accordingly.
  • There is a maximum award limit of $50,000 in a twelve month period and a lifetime limit of $50,000 per awardee.