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.
Spring Applications are now open. Please submit your application by January 29th to [email protected].
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.