Travel Awards Requirements

Travel Awards

The IU Department of Biology offers several sources of funding to support its graduate students attending scientific conferences. Postdocs in Plant & Fungal Biology who are presenting a talk or poster on their research at a conference can apply for travel support from the Cleland fund one time during their tenure at IU (see the Cleland application link below under "How to apply").

Eligibility

Graduate students presenting a talk or poster on their research at a conference.

Award

Award amount varies. If a student is presenting a talk or poster, the Departmental Biology Enrichment (any Biology student) will cover up to $300, the Cleland (Plant & Fungal Biology students) up to $500, and the Floyd (Microbiology students) up to $300 for travel expenses per student per year.