Undergraduate Research-Related Travel Support
College of Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) undergraduates sometimes work under the supervision of a faculty on a research project. The student’s research may require travel to gather data or to present the study’s findings at a conference. CSBS would like to support these signature student experiences, when possible, and thus the College has established an Undergraduate Research-Related Travel Support Program. Specifics of the program include:
Students are eligible to apply for this program if they:
- are a declared major in CSBS,
- working on a research project that is supervised by a CSBS faculty member, and
- have not previously received research-related travel support from CSBS.
Travel support is for future research-related travel only. The maximum CSBS undergraduate travel award is $300. Awards must be matched by support from one of the following sources:
- The department/program in which the student is a declared major and/or the faculty member who is supervising the student’s research
- The Office of Undergraduate Research’s
- Global Change & Sustainability Center’s UROP Supplemental Grants
- ASUU travel support available to ASUU affiliated student organizations
- In the case of attending a professional conference, the relevant professional organization’s student travel program.
Applications must include:
- a one-page description of the research project that includes information about why the travel is important for this project,
- a list of other sources of travel support that the applicant will be applying for,
- a letter of support from the supervising CSBS faculty member, and
- a travel budget (e.g., conference registration costs, airfare, ground transportation, lodging).
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
Please apply as soon as you are aware you are in need of funding.
Questions? Email Associate Dean Cathleen Zick
Recipients of CSBS undergraduate research-related travel support are expected to (1) submit a copy of the resulting paper/poster to CSBS, and (2) present their findings in the form of a poster at a subsequent spring CSBS Student Research Day.
Planning to travel internationally?
Make sure you follow the University's International Travel Safety and Insurance requirements or you may be denied funding.
- Register your University-related travel at least three weeks prior to departure date
- Enroll in University-affiliated international and emergency evacuation insurance
- Abide by all active travel warnings and restrictions
It's also recommended that you make an appointment with the University's Travel Clinic before international travel.