Research


TU Office of Undergraduate Research

Travel Grants

Please remember:

Please submit an electronic version of your proposal, (including cover page and letter of support) as a single PDF document to undergradresearch@towson.edu.

Please note that research grant applications must be received electronically by the TOUR office by 5 p.m.

Applications which are not sent as a single PDF document will not be considered.

The proposal MUST be accompanied by a letter from the faculty mentor supporting the research.

Travel Grant Proposals

An important aspect of the professional life of a scholar is the presentation of results in a professional arena. In recognition of this, funds may be sought from the Towson Undergraduate Research Committee to attend a professional meeting at which the student will be the primary presenter of an oral seminar or a research poster.


Follow these instructions to prepare your proposal for a travel grant.


The proposal must consist of the following components


Cover page (link) All aspects of the cover page must be filled in for your application to be considered.


• Title, location, and dates of meeting.


• The project/presentation title.


• An abstract of the work written in clear non-technical language.


• Documentation that the work has been accepted for presentation or statement that the student and mentor agree any award will be withdrawn if the presentation is not accepted.


• Meeting program, brochure, or other documentation.


• A concise explanation of the student’s career goals and how this opportunity will further help the student attain those goals.
• A detailed budget including the meeting dates, registration fees, housing, and travel expenses.


• If the budget required to complete the project as proposed exceeds $500.00, you must indicate how the remaining funds will be obtained. If this information is not given, the application will be considered incomplete and not eligible for funding.

  • Faculty support letter

The proposal MUST be accompanied by a letter from the faculty mentor supporting the research

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

TU Office of Undergraduate Research
Provost's Office- Administration Building, Suite 311
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3753
Fax: 410-704-4916
E-mail: undergradresearch@towson.edu


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