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Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program (DVSP)

Application will be available Fall 2021

The Distinguished Speaker Program engages students and university members in relevant, thought-provoking discussions on a diverse range of issues that impact our lives, environment and our communities. The Speaker Series brings prominent artists, scientists, environmentalists, entrepreneurs and other leading thinkers to classrooms and university wide lectures to share their discoveries, stories, visionary ideas and artistic performances.

Applications may be submitted in one of two categories:

Category I applications (up to $500) request support for classroom visits or department seminars by a Distinguished Speaker.

Category II applications (up to $2,000) request funds for individuals or small group of scholars with broad appeal to the university community.

Please note that international speakers may have up to 30% of honorarium withheld for taxes.