Special Emphasis Student Travel Fund Program

The Special Emphasis Student Travel Grant Program (SEST)  is intended to support the travel costs of full-time, degree-seeking Bradley students (undergraduate and graduate) who have been accepted to present or showcase their research, scholarship, or creative work at peer-reviewed/refereed/juried conferences, meetings, and events. STUDENTS are encouraged to apply with the endorsement of a faculty member or equivalent, and may access proposal preparation guidelines by clicking on the link below. Students are encouraged to carefully review the guidelines and consult with their faculty mentor prior to preparing materials for the SEST program. 

Special Emphasis Student Travel Grant Program Guidelines

Special Emphasis Student Travel Evaluation Rubric

NEW for the 2017-2018 Academic Year:

  • All grant funds must be matched 1:1 with departmental or college funds to support eligible travel costs for student presenters.
  • Approximately $2,000 will be awarded in student travel grants per funding cycle.
  • Applications are due by the first Friday of each month. Proposals must be received by the deadline no less than two weeks prior to the travel start date. The deadlines for earliest travel start dates for the 2017-18 academic year are as follows: 

September 1, 2017 (earliest travel start date of September 15th)

October 6, 2017 (earliest travel start date of October 20th)

November 3, 2017 (earliest travel start date of November 17th)

December 1, 2017 (earliest travel start date of December 15th)

January 5, 2018 (earliest travel start date of January 19th)

February 2, 2018 (earliest travel start date of February 16th)

March 2, 2018  (earliest travel start date of March 16th)

April 6, 2018 (earliest travel start date of April 20th)

May 4, 2018 (earliest travel start date of May 18th) NOTE: the May cycle will only be held if enough funds remain to make awards in that cycle.

Any questions, please send them to OSP@fsmail.bradley.edu