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Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Travel Funding

Students presenting their work at conferences or scholarly events may apply for funds to partially defray the costs of registration and travel. Reimbursements may vary, but student typically receive the following amounts:

  • $300 for regional conferences
  • $500 for national conferences
  • $800 for international conferences

When to Apply:

Applications may be submitted as early as six months in advance of the conference and as late as two weeks before. The conference dates determine the period for which the application will be considered. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Requirements and Restrictions:

Applicants must be full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree. Applications will be individually reviewed on merit, with special attention given to overall academic progress and success within the student’s area of research. Funding cannot be granted for travel and presentations given after officially graduating from the university. Only one travel reimbursement can be received per academic year. If applying for summer travel, the student must be registered for classes at AU in the coming fall.

An Application Should Include:

  • A current transcript (unofficial is acceptable
  • Proof of presentation acceptance (confirmation email or letter)
  • Letter of support from faculty sponsor

Where to Apply:

Undergraduate Research Funding Application

For more information, please email or call 202-885-2213.