Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant
To support you in traveling to present research, scholarship, or creative activity at a domestic or international conference. This program defines domestic conferences as those of national scope; regional, state or local conferences will not be considered.
This grant is open the Purdue Fort Wayne graduate students and each applicant is given one application per fiscal year. Students are may not receive more than two awards.
Subject to availability, funding may be awarded up to $1,000 toward eligible travel expenses: conference registration, airfare, hotel, mileage, automotive rental, ground transportation.
Funds are to be paid on a reimbursement basis after proof of travel is produced.
Travel must comply with Purdue University Fort Wayne Travel Regulations.
Applications must be submitted at a minimum of 60 days prior to the proposed travel.
Applicants must submit the following information in one PDF document in the order listed below:
- Description of your research presentation
- How this award will facilitate the larger scope of your research
- Previous external and internal financial support in the last three years
- Description and URL links to the conference proceedings
- Estimated cost of eligible travel expenses; registration, airfare, hotel, mileage, auto rental, ground transportation; including any financial support from your department and/or college/school for your conference
- Documentation from the conference organization that you have been accepted to present on your research.
Also include a brief CV (no more than three pages) and a letter of support from the Faculty Mentor or Department Chair addressing the importance of the graduate student’s presentation at the conference.
Applications are closed for 2021-2022.
Upon return, the graduate student must provide proof of travel within 60 days to be reimbursed. Reimbursement will not occur if the appropriate proof of travel (paid receipts) is not submitted within 60 days.
Dr. Connie Kracher
Director, University Research and Innovation