Travel Funding

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.

Student Travel Checklist


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


Outside Funding

You should also consider applying for a travel award from the conference you plan to attend.