Conference Travel Awards

Number of Awards: *10 total (5 for fall and 5 for spring) We recommend for applicants to submit their request no less than 6 weeks from anticipate travel dates

Funding Amount: Up to $500 maximum

Eligibility Criteria and Terms of Award
You are eligible for CURE awards regardless of immigration status and FAFSA eligibility status.

  • Currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student, 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 required
    • An email will be automatically issued to that individual with a link to the statement of support upload form - ensure that you have your mentor's email address to input into this form
  • Award funds will be transferred to the department of your faculty sponsor to process registration or reimbursement costs for the event
  • This award cannot be applied to 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*
    • *award funds may not be reserved pending conference acceptance to present

Requirements and Receipt of the Award

  • Payment of the award may be made to the affiliated academic department for disbursement in cases of travel arrangements etc
  • Recipients may be asked to participate in related CURE  events (e.g. workshops, presentations, brief talk about experience)
  • Complete a post-experience reflection survey within one month post attendance
  • Present research progress or results at the Undergraduate Research Symposium the following May.

Rolling Application Deadline: Applications will be considered on a first-come-first-serve basis, and may not be guaranteed.