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Undergraduate Research Center

Director: Janice McDonald
E-mail: jmcdona@binghamton.edu
Phone: 607-777-4324
Office: UU 260C
 
Assistant to the Director:
Ashley Serbonich
E-mail: aserboni@binghamton.edu
Phone: 607-777-4342
Office: UU 260A
 
Graduate Assistant: 
Mikhail-Ann Urquhart
E-mail: murquha1@binghamton.edu
Office: UU 260B
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UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCE TRAVEL FUND

The Undergraduate Research Center (URC) supports faculty-mentored undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity. We encourage undergraduates to pursue scholarly and creative projects and to present their results at regional and national professional meetings or conferences.

Support is available from the URC to help undergraduate students defray the cost of participating in a professional meeting or conference.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

• Must be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing.  Please note that you are required to return as a Binghamton University student for a minimum of one semester after conference/meeting attendance

• Must be presenting your research as first or second author (first or second named author on the research abstract) at a professional conference or meeting

• Must be attending the conference or meeting during the semester in which you apply

Presentation Format

The research may be presented as a paper or poster; or, if the student is in the arts, as a performance, film screening, or exhibition of a work or group of works.

Funding Details

Funds are limited; the maximum award is $300. Items that are reimbursed include conference registration, travel, lodging, and poster printing. Please note that costs are reimbursed after the conference has concluded.  

If you are unable to provide documentation of costs (original receipts), you will not be eligible for reimbursement.

Students are encouraged to apply for travel grants offered by the conference sponsor in addition to this opportunity if available.

Application Deadline

Fall Semester: November 1
Spring Semester: March 1

Application

Students may apply for only one Undergraduate Conference Travel grant per year. The application should be submitted before the conference occurs, but the URC will consider applications submitted after the conference has concluded. Please note that the faculty mentor must complete a portion of the application in order for the application to be considered complete. Click here to access the Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund application.

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Last Updated: 7/29/14