Simpson College student travel stipends are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who complete research at Simpson College and who are presenting their research at a conference or symposium. Travel stipends are intended to offset some of the cost associated with traveling to present research. In many cases, students and/or academic departments will need to share the responsibility of the cost associated with student travel.
Travel stipends are limited to $500 per project and/or conference. Travel stipends may be used to reimburse printing of posters, conference registration fees, lodging, mileage, vehicle rental, and/or airline travel. Due to limited funds, some requests may not be funded.
Initial consideration of travel stipends for Fall 2013 will occur on September 9, 2013. All remaining funds for travel during Fall 2013 will be will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. Initial consideration of travel stipends for Spring 2014 will occur on December 12, 2013. All remaining funds for travel during Spring 2014 will be will be awarded on a first come first serve basis.
To be eligible for student travel awards, students must submit a complete application to Dr. Deb Czarneski, at least two weeks prior to travel. Paper copies can be dropped off at Carver 331A, and electronic copies can be emailed to email@example.com.
All students receiving travel stipends must submit an abstract to present their research at the annual Simpson College Undergraduate Symposium. In addition, undergraduate students receiving travel stipends must electronically send an undergraduate research blog post including at least one picture to Dr. Deb Czarneski. Each blog post should include a description of the research presented and information about the conference attended.
After travel, presenters must submit itemized travel receipts to the Director of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Deb Czarneski, to be processed for reimbursement.