All completed Travel Proposal forms submitted via OrgSync in accordance with the Student Travel Program guidelines will be reviewed by the Student Travel committee for funding consideration. The funding limits for individuals, pairs, and groups are:
- Individual Funding - One student presenting original research at a conference. Eligible for up to $600.
- Pair Funding - Two students presenting original research at a conference. Eligible for up to $1,200.
- Group Funding - Three or more students who just want to attend a conference (not presenting). Eligible for up to $1,800.
Students are able to receive funding once per fiscal year. The fiscal year begins in July and continues through the following June (e.g., academic year 2017-2018 runs from July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018).
The Student Travel Program will consider funding the following:
- Transportation to and from the event. Transportation may include airfare and/or ground transportation.
- Conference Registration
The Student Travel Program does not provide funding for meals or other incidental expenses. Student proposals for international travel must be approved by the Associate Vice President, Student Engagement & Wellness.
If funding is approved, what happens next?
Each individual, pair or group awarded funding through the Student Travel Program is required to meet with the Director of the Student Travel Program within ten days of receiving their award letter to finalize travel arrangements and to discuss their obligations and responsibilities as a part of their travel award. Upon return students and the advisor are required to complete an evaluation Form (sent via email for completion within two weeks of return from conference).