University Enrichment Committee (UEC) Student Travel Awards for Conference Presentation

Proposals are invited for travel funding for full-time students whose independent work has been accepted for presentation at regional or national conferences. Funding is for the student(s) who actually present(s) the paper or work. The maximum limit on each award is $500. Student co-presenters will share a single grant.


Conference travel scheduled for the current academic year is eligible for consideration. Applications will be processed as received through April 15.

Evaluation Criteria

Decisions will be based on the clarity, strength and completeness of the written proposal, appropriateness of the proposed budget, and strength of a supporting letter from the faculty adviser.

Requirements of Award Holders

Once the award is made, any deviation in expenditures from the approved budget must receive the approval of the University Enrichment Committee. Please send such requests to

In order to obtain reimbursement for conference travel costs, students must do the following:

Notice on Grant Limits

Because of the increasing demand for student research and travel funds, the University Enrichment Committee is unable to award more than one research or travel grant to a single student during the academic year.