Travel Grants for Graduate Students

Application Guidelines and Instructions

This program has been established to support travel costs for graduate students (PhD, MD/PhD, or DMD/PhD students) who present research results in-person at scientific meetings and symposia. The program will support costs of that travel up to a limit of $600 per fiscal year.

Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis, until the funds for this program have been exhausted.

Eligibility
  • Eligibility for this program is restricted to UConn Health graduate students (PhD, MD/PhD, or DMD/PhD students) provided that their faculty preceptor for the research is based at UConn Health.
  • In order to be eligible, applicants must have a research paper or poster accepted for presentation, and that paper must be related to the graduate student’s thesis or dissertation research.
  • Only one presenter per abstract will be eligible for funding under the travel grants program, first author having precedence for an award.

If there are any questions about this travel grant program, please call extension 860.679.2513 or contact Stephanie Holden at sholden@uchc.edu.

 

Virtual Conference Award

Since many scientific conferences are still being held virtually due to the COVID pandemic, the Health Center Research Advisory Council has setup a virtual conference award for graduate students (PhD, MD/PhD, or DMD/PhD students) who present research results at a virtual scientific conference. This award will support up to $200 to cover the registration expense.

Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis, until the funds for this program have been exhausted.

Eligibility
  • Eligibility for this program is restricted to UConn Health graduate students (PhD, MD/PhD, or DMD/PhD students) provided that their faculty preceptor for the research is based at UConn Health.
  • In order to be eligible, applicants must have a research paper or poster accepted for presentation, and that paper must be related to the graduate student’s thesis or dissertation research.
  • Only one presenter per abstract will be eligible for funding under the travel grants program, first author having precedence for an award.

If there are any questions about this travel grant program, please call extension 860.679.2513 or contact Stephanie Holden at sholden@uchc.edu.