Learn about travel funding available from the department, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the university.
Travel Awards Requirements
Department of Biology travel awards
EEB and Microbiology graduate students may be eligible for travel awards to:
- present a talk or poster on their research at a scientific conference or
- attend an external workshop or class related to their research
Students may apply one time each year for funds up to $300. Funds are awarded either for conference or workshop/class travel (not both).
Awards are granted on a first-come first-served basis and are limited to three per lab per year.
College travel awards
Biology graduate students are encouraged to apply for the competitive College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Student Travel Awards offered in the fall and spring. Submit applications through the IU Biology graduate student advising office.
Women in Science Travel Award: Executive Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will provide professional development funds to women in scientific and mathematical fields in the form of travel awards to supplement trips to conferences and research facilities. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and may be submitted at any time prior to travel.