The Travel Fund Grant is designed to support the conference-related travel expenses of MIT graduate students in all Schools throughout the Institute. Specifically, this fund is allocated to conference travel expenses (including lodging) that are not currently funded by the student’s advisor or other MIT-related funding.
The Travel Grant is provided for domestic or international travel for the following purposes:
If you are a recipient of a Travel Grant, you will be directed to contact the GSC Financial Administrator for reimbursement for your expenses. All expenses are reimbursable, and travel advances will not be granted. Food expenses during the conference period are reimbursable up to $30 per day if meals are not included as part of the conference package. Original receipts and a copy of the conference proceeding must be submitted.
Proposals are reviewed on the basis of the following criteria:
Travel grant proposals are evaluated in three cycles each year. Please apply to the correct cycle according to the dates of intended travel:
|Grant Period||Application Deadline||Notification||Travel Period Covered|
|Fall||October 1||October 14||September 15 – February 29|
|Spring||February 15||March 7||February 15 – June 15|
|Summer||June 1||June 15||May 15 – October 15|
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