Conference Travel Awards

Number of Awards: 10 (5 awards for fall and 5 awards for spring -- 3 spring awards will be designated for NCUR)

Funding Amount: Up to $500 maximum

Eligibility Criteria and Terms of Award

  • You are eligible for CURE awards regardless of your immigration status and FAFSA eligibility status.
  • Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student in an academic degree granting program at UO, in good academic standing, and must be enrolled during the term in which the funds are requested.
  • For students either presenting or attending a professional event. For those applicants who are attending (and not presenting), a one-page statement of support from a faculty sponsor/mentor is requiredForward this link to faculty.
  • Award funds will be transferred to the department of your faculty sponsor to process registration or reimbursement costs for the event.
  • Funds will be provided only one time during the student’s academic career at UO. 
  • The award cannot be applied for post-graduate conference travel for graduating seniors, and must be used while they are enrolled at UO.
  • Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who plan to present their work at the UO Undergraduate Research Symposium in the following Spring Term.

Rolling Application Deadline: The standard number of awards for this academic year has been reached. However, additional funding may be available for spring 2023. Applications will be considered on a first-come-first-serve basis, and may not be guaranteed. Click here to access the application.