College of Science and Technology Undergraduate Travel Fellowship

Applications for students attending a conference MUST include the following materials:

  • List of attending students attending for group applications.
  • Conference description – Briefly describe how attending this conference will aid you in achieving your academic and professional goals.

A Budget for each student attendee, including costs of the trip (e.g., airfare, registration fees) and amount requested. Per diem costs are not covered by this program. Form is to be completed by the student with assistance from the faculty mentor.

  • Information regarding authorized mileage and hotel rates are available at edu/purchasing/travel
  • Be sure to list any additional funding applied for and/or received from other sources.  Clearly designate pending/funded amounts.
  • Include a copy of the completed Travel Request Form with your application.  For assistance in completing the Travel Request Form, contact your faculty research mentor, department chairperson, or department secretary.

Upon submission, the applicant and the faculty mentor will receive an e-mail verifying submission.  The e-mail will contain a .pdf file of the application and any attachments submitted by the student (such as a copy of their abstract).  In the e-mail to the faculty mentor, they will be asked to add a letter of support. Only one letter of support is needed for groups. The following information is requested from the faculty mentor:

  • Briefly justify the travel request and how attending this conference impacts the student’s academic and professional goals.
  • Indicate any faculty members who will be attending the conference.
  • Verify additional funding the student(s) has applied for and/or received from other sources.
  • For group applications, confirm that ALL students listed on the application are attending the conference.

The letter of support can be uploaded to the application using the upload button at the bottom of the form.