OSEEL encourages undergraduate students to present their research at academic and professional conferences. Applications for conference travel are completed by individual students and accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year until all funds have been exhausted. Students applying to present at a Council for Undergraduate Research conference should access their free membership to qualify for the member rate.
Undergraduate students can apply for up to $1,000 in conference travel financial support the following expenses:
Conference registration fee
Eligibility and Requirements
Student must have an acceptance or invitation to present at a conference prior to submitting an application for conference travel.
Letter of recommendation from faculty-mentor
Submission of itemized budget using the provided template
Applications are due, at minimum, four weeks prior to the conference
Student in good academic standing
Students are limited to one conference travel award per year
Follow all university travel related policies
Submission of Conference Travel Report, including receipts, within two weeks of return travel date
The University Libraries provide academic poster printing services. Please visit the Conference Poster guidance page for poster templates and additional information.