Back to Top
Skip to Site Search Skip to Utility Nav Skip to Top Nav Skip to Left Nav Skip to Content
Close Main Menu

Travel Grants

This grant program supports students who wish to present research and/or creative activities at external conferences. Recipients of travel grants receive up to $500 to cover conference costs including, registration, lodging, meals, and transportation. 

CURCA awards travel grants in both the fall and spring semesters:

The spring 2018 application deadline is Friday, January 26, 2018. 

You should apply in the spring if you wish to present at a conference before September 15, 2018.

The fall 2018 application deadline will be announced later this year. 

You should apply in the fall if you wish to present at a conference before February 1, 2019.

CURCA is Hosting Workshops to Walk You Through the Application Process!

All sessions begin at noon and, unless otherwise indicated, will be in Cumming – room 246, Dahlonega – Barnes 315, Gainesville – Nesbitt 2214, and Oconee – Administration 108.

  • Wednesday, January 10
  • Tuesday, January 16
  • Wednesday, January 17
    • Dahlonega – HNS 402
    • Gainesville – Nesbitt 2214
    • Oconee – Administration 108
  • Wednesday, January 24

Apply Now

What do I need to apply?

Students apply through InfoReady and should be prepared to submit the following documents:

  • A two-page cover letter (please see the Travel Grant Rubric for specifics)
  • The original submitted abstract
  • Proof of acceptance (or a statement of when that would be expected)
    • You can save your email acceptance as a PDF and upload it. 
  • A completed copy of the student travel authorization form (login required).
    • You must mail or bring an original, signed travel form to the CURCA office (Price 102/Dahlonega or Administration 111/Gainesville) by the competition closing date. Students on other campuses should mail the original forms through campus mail. Note that copies are not accepted; this form must contain your original signature.


  • When completing the budget portion of the application, stay within the per diem rates for your particular destination and include mileage in your calculations (54 cents per mile). 
  • Contact Jules Reynolds in the CURCA office if you have any questions. 

UNG follows Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 for web accessibility. If you require the content on this web page in another format, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

Back to Top