Contact Us
Isabelle Barker, Assistant Dean, Director of Student Funding
ibarker@brynmawr.edu
Lauren Ward, Program Coordinator
lnward@brynmawr.edu
Phone: (610) 526-5375
Fax: (610) 526-7560
Undergraduate Dean's Office
Eugenia Chase Guild Hall, Lower Level 101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Academic Year Funding

Conference Travel Awards

Guidelines

  • Funding can be applied toward conference registration fees, travel, accommodation, and food expenses.
  • Applicants must be presenting their own original scholarly 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.

Application

Tips for Creating a Budget

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.

SAMPLE BUDGET

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.