Travel & Conference Grants

Travel Grant Details

Travel Grants fund travel-related expenses, such as hotel, registration fees, and transportation.

  • Undergraduate student - $1000 limit
  • Graduate student - $500 limit 
  • For mileage reimbursement, the cost of driving must be equal to or less than the cost of flying
  • Only one student per project may be funded.  Exceptions can be made for projects requiring more than one student (i.e. musical accompanist)
  • No rental car requests allowed
  • No per diem requests allowed
  • No fuel expenses allowed
  • All WSU travel must be purchased on a WSU purchasing Card (p-card).
  • Retroactive expenses and faculty mentor expenses will NOT be funded.
  • Students who have graduated have a six month window to travel to present research.
  • Only one travel grant can be awarded per student.

*Faculty Travel Funds have been exhausted.  Please contact our office to be placed on a list and notified when funds become available.



Undergraduate Travel Grant Application
Graduate Travel Grant Application

Submission Details for Student Travel

  • There is no deadline for this grant.  However, students need to submit travel grants at least eight weeks PRIOR to registration deadline and/or travel reservations.
  • Please print out and attach information on cost for airfare, hotel, ground transportation, and/or registration (if applicable) to the travel grant application
  • Submit your completed Research Travel Grant Application with all signatures, including your signed Faculty Mentor Recommendation page to the Office of Undergraduate Research (Library, Room 147, MC 2912) AND complete online submission.

NOTE: Do not submit a Travel Grant Application for the conferences listed below.  Visit the link for the conference you would like to attend and follow instructions for funding.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research (UCUR)
Posters on the Hill, Washington D.C.

*Students interested in attending NCUR must submit to OUR before submitting to the conference.