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Student Travel Funding Request

Use this form to request travel from the IDP to attend a meeting.

If you are the presenting author, you are eligible for at least $300 per fiscal year. You pay for your travel through your adviser or department, and then the IDP will transfer appropriate funds to the account that funded the travel after all of the travel has been cleared through the university accounting. The IDP does not provide up-front funding, nor does it directly reimburse students.

If you are in your final year of study, you are expected to request $300 from the university to help cover travel costs. Please go to this page to check them out: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/finances-and-funding/travel-funding.  The Graduate Student Council, also linked on this page, also has travel funds up to $250 available, regardless of your year of study.

If your mentor contributed center indirect cost returns to the IDP, you will receive up to an additional $700 (total $1,000 per student per year) if you are a presenting author. The amount over the initial $300 is capped at 3-times the amount of contributed funds for all of the mentor’s students in aggregate.

You may complete this form and request funding ahead of time (preferable), but it is not settled with the department until all of the travel has been paid and cleared.  You may also complete this form after you travel.

  • Either save or scan the document or take a screen capture of the web page that verified your presentation and being the presenting author of your abstract. Upload the file here. Note - this is NOT a pdf of your submitted abstract, unless it is scanned from the meeting book. Alternatively, you can provide the web address for the conference as long as no password is required to access the information.
  • Please enter the web address that shows the program with your abstract presentation.