Marcus Undergraduate Student Virtual Travel Grant

The Marcus Undergraduate Student Virtual Travel Grant awards grants up to $400 for student majors in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts who will present their work at a virtual peer-reviewed or juried conference/meeting/exhibit (e.g., a presenter of a paper, exhibitor of a creative project, or performer). Funding can be spent on conference registration fees and/or dues for professional organizations sponsoring the conference who require membership to present. The conference must be in a virtual format.

Guidelines:

  1. Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate at SF State and majoring within the College of Liberal & Creative Arts.
  2. Must be an active participant in the virtual peer-reviewed or juried conference/meeting/exhibit (e.g., a presenter of a paper, exhibitor of a creative project or performer.)
  3. The conference/meeting/exhibit must be in a virtual format. Funds cannot be spent on physical travel.
  4. Funding can be spent on registration fees and/or membership dues for professional organizations sponsoring the conference who require membership to present.
  5. No more than $400 will be awarded per student each fiscal year.
  6. Applications must be submitted at least 30 days prior to travel.

Procedures:

  1. Apply for this grant online via Qualtrics. You will be asked to provide:
    1. General Information (Your name, SFSU ID#, SFSU email address, and Major Department)
    2. Information about the virtual conference or meeting you plan to attend (title, dates, and registration fees)
    3. Presentation Information (Title and type of presentation, accepted abstract or submission)
    4. Evidence of your participation (e.g. letter of invitation or acceptance, or a copy of the program listing your name/presentation)
    5. A brief statement indicating how participation in this conference/meeting will enhance your educational goals (~200-400 words)
  2. Once submitted, your application with automatically forward to your major Department Chair for approval.
  3. Upon approval from your major Department Chair, CURE will notify you of your award.

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For questions about this opportunity, please contact Bridget Gelms (bgelms@sfsu.edu). For Qualtrics application support, please contact Alyscia Richards (alyscia@sfsu.edu).

 The George and Judy Marcus Fund for Excellence in the Liberal Arts