Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Funding
If your mentor is a faculty member in the Biochemistry Department or you are in the BMB concentration, your mentor can also request an additional $200 from the department to attend one meeting per year by emailing Dr. Flanegan for approval.
Your mentor’s secretary will prepare travel documents and/or arrangements. Please provide a completed STUDENT TRAVEL CHECKLIST to your mentor’s secretary during the pre-travel planning process.
Biomedical Sciences Funding
All BMS Students are eligible to receive an award for at least $300 per year from the BMS program to attend a scientific meeting or conference. (Please note that BMS students are also eligible to receive an additional $700 depending on mentor contribution to the CBMSRT).
BMS Travel website: http://idp.med.ufl.edu/students/student-travel-funding-request/
Graduate School Funding
There are other sources of travel funds offered through the Graduate School. Please check their specific website for details. http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/travel/
Graduate Student Council Funding
Graduate Student Council has travel funds up to $250 available, regardless of your year of study. Please check their specific website for details. http://ufgsc.org/grant-overview–application.html
Office of Research Funding
Office of Research (OR) has established a program to supplement student travel when other funding sources are insufficient (up to $400 available, regardless of your year of study). Click the link to fill out the application. Graduate Student Request for Travel Funds
You should also consider applying for a travel award from the conference you plan to attend.