The Sherman Fairchild Foundation provides funding for student
conference travel for students pursuing work in biology, chemistry, geology,
neuroscience, and/or physics. Students are required to present their research to be eligible for this award, either as a poster or as a panel presentation.
All students studying in the fields listed above are eligible for this conference funding (this includes participating Haverford students). Students are required to present their research, either as a poster or as a panel presentation. For graduating seniors, the conference must take place prior to commencement.
The grant will provide student funding for conference travel up to $1000. Students will be required to provide a budget of their anticipated expenses.
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: $881.50
*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.
While applications are accepted on a rolling basis, conference travel awards are processed according to the College Academic Year Fellowship Payment Schedule. Please visit http://www.brynmawr.edu/controller/forms_schedules.shtml#schedules for this schedule. Once the Dean's Office receives all application materials, the review process will take about 2 weeks.
Questions? Please contact Isabelle Barker, Assistant Dean, Director of Student Funding.
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