The Dean's Student Travel Fund
The College of Letters & Science is pleased to announce the recipients
of the inaugural Dean's Student Travel Fund awards.
Applications are now closed. Fall Applications will open on the first day of Fall semester.
The Dean’s Student Travel Fund program provides grants for undergraduates and graduate students to present original research, papers, or posters at professional and academic conferences.
Eligibility & Award Stipulations
These awards are available to undergraduate and graduate students with majors within the College of Letters & Science.
- Students may apply if presenting at a conference. Applicants should note that funds are extremely limited this year; we are focusing on covering small expenses such as virtual conference registration fees. Please be aware that the College cannot fund students who will only be attending a conference and not presenting.
Students must submit the following to [email protected].
- Contact information, including full name, major, phone number, email address, number of credits completed and GPA.
- Summary of opportunity you are applying to (1 paragraph maximum) with total funds being requested.
There are two award periods during any given academic year:
Fall Application Period
This period covers opportunities occurring between July 1 and December 31. Fall application becomes available on the first day of each Fall semester. Any fees occuring between July 1 and notification of award will be considered for retroactive reimbursement.
Spring Application Period
This covers opportunities occurring between January 1 and June 30. Spring application becomes available on the first day of each Spring semester. Any fees occuring between January 1 and notification of award will be considered for retroactive reimbursement.
Application Due Dates, 2020-2021 Academic Year
Presentations Between July 1 and December 31, 2020 - Application available first day of Fall semester
The Fall 2020 application for presentations between July 1 and December 31, 2020 is due by Friday, September 4, 2020 by 5:00 pm.
Presentations Between January 1 and June 30, 2021 - Application available first day of Spring semester
The Spring 2020 application for presentations between January 1 and June 30, 2021 will be open the first day of the Spring semester in 2021 and is due January 29, 2021 by 5:00 pm.
Students will work with their home department on spending their awards. Award recipients will be expected to attend and be a part of a CLS Dean's Student Travel Fund research open house by the end of the academic year.