Travel Award

Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs Travel Award Application

​Submission Notes: 

  • Applicants MUST BE presenting Purdue Research at the conference or event (oral, poster, etc.)
  • Applicants MUST BE officially enrolled in an Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.
  • Each Purdue West Lafayette Campus Interdisciplinary graduate student may only submit one application per year.
  • Submission deadline is October 15th.
  • Travel must take place between September 1, 2019– August 31, 2020.
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be considered for funding, so double-check completion prior to submission.
  • Award amounts may vary and will be no more than $1000

The Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs will follow the Purdue University policy on travel reimbursement.

Complete the APPLICATION ESSAY using the Following Guidelines

ESSAY PROMPT:

In 500 words or less (excluding title) please describe your research and the importance of attending this conference. Please keep in mind that your application will most likely be reviewed by someone outside your field, thus write for someone who might not be familiar with your subject area.

FORMATTING INSTRUCTIONS:​

All essays should fit on 1 PAGE using 1” margins and size 12 Font ​

Any application not formatted correctly will be docked 1 point on the final evaluation

To assure a double-blind review, DO NOT INCLUDE any identifying information, such as:

Your name

Your advisor’s name

Collaborators’ names

Save your application essay as a PDF with the following naming scheme:
Lastname_Firstname_TravelGrant.pdf

Any essays not named correctly will be docked 1 point on the final evaluation

LETTERS of RECOMMENDATION:

Submit a letter of recommendation from your advisor supporting your attendance to the conference or event. ​ Letters should be in pdf format and submitted by the recommender to the oigp@purdue.edu email address.

​RESUME or CV:

Submit your updated resume or CV.

Submit your application and materials HERE.

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