Contact Us
Undergraduate Dean's Office
Eugenia Chase Guild Hall
Lower Level
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: (610)526-5375
Fax: (610)526-7560

Academic Year Funding

Conference Travel Awards


  • Funding can be applied toward conference registration fees, travel, accommodation, and food expenses.
  • Applicants must be presenting their own original scholarly research or faculty-mentored research at the conference.
  • Travel award applications must be accompanied by a letter of support from the applicant's faculty mentor or research supervisor.                             
    ** Be sure to give your faculty letter writer at least 2-3 weeks advance notice.
  • Applicants must submit a budget showing how the award will be spent. Awards cannot exceed $450.
  • Students can apply for one travel award per academic year. There is no deadline to apply; applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


1.  Complete the the following form:  On-line Application Form

2.  Ask a TriCo faculty member to complete the following form:  On-line Faculty Letter of Support

Tips for Creating a Budget

If requesting compensation for mileage, please use:  IRS Standard Mileage Rate.

Below is a sample itemized budget.  When submitting your budget, list your expense descriptions and their corresponding amounts.  If unsure of the actual amount, please provide a researched estimate.


Total amount requested: $300

  • Roundtrip Bolt Bus Tickets (Philly-NYC) - $30*
  • NYC MetroCard (4 rides x $2.50) - $10
  • Conference registration fee - $75
  • Meals ($30 per day x 2 days) - $60**
  • Hotel for one night - $125**

*Please take into consideration taking the most cost-effective form of transportation.

**For per diem meal and lodging rates, please consult the U.S. General Services Administration Per Diem Rates page.