Awards of up to $500.00 (up to $750.00 for international travel) will be given to those invited to present or perform at a conference/meeting.
Funding eligibility is open to all students who meet the following:
The Student Senate, the Provost's Office, and the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence have established a fund to support student travel to academic conferences. The Academic Conference Fund (ACF) is available to all undergraduate students who may be looking for one time funding to present/perform at an academic conference that is related to their major, minor, and/or professional goals.
Presenting an academic project, a creative exhibit, and/or a performance at an academic conference can be a valuable experience which enriches a students understanding of a discipline and subsequent professions. ACF is intended to assist students in presenting/performing such projects.
The purpose of these grants is to encourage student presentations at academic conferences by offsetting the cost of attendance.
The ACF grants are divided into 4 allotments which are distributed equally over the fiscal year (July-September, October-December, January-March, April-June). Proposals that meet established guidelines and quality will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis each quarter until funds are exhausted for the quarter. Although grants are non-competitive, each application will be reviewed by the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.
Questions? See our ACF FAQs
Please note: the ACF grant and the APEF grant are mutually exclusive. A student may only receive one grant per fiscal year.
Please choose from the following links to find the information needed to successfully apply for an ACF grant: