Research/Travel Grants

​Students can apply for grants to enhance their project/thesis research.

Research/Travel Grants can be used to support:

  • Travel (transportation and housing) related to project/thesis research
  • Travel (transportation and housing) to conferences related to the student’s project/thesis research, either as a participant or a presenter
  • Other expenses directly related to the student’s project/thesis research
  • Research/Travel Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Students must apply for the grant in advance of the travel or expense
  • Grants are limited to $1,000. A student may apply for the grant once per fiscal year (July 1-June 30)
  • To apply, students should submit the following to the director at
    • Description of project and the impact it will have on the student’s research
    • Detailed budget
    • Recommendation from advisor (submitted separately by advisor)
  • Within two weeks of the expense or conclusion of travel, the grant recipient must present original receipts to the MALS office along with a report summarizing their research activities and the impact of the experience on their research.