TU Office of Undergraduate Research

Travel Grants

Please remember:

Please submit an electronic version of your proposal, (including cover page and letter of support) as a single PDF document to

Please note that research grant applications must be received electronically by the TOUR office by 5 p.m.

Applications which are not sent as a single PDF document will not be considered.

The proposal MUST be accompanied by a letter from the faculty mentor supporting the research.

Travel Grant Proposals

An important aspect of the professional life of a scholar is the presentation of results in a professional arena. In recognition of this, funds may be sought from the Towson Undergraduate Research Committee to attend a professional meeting at which the student will be the primary presenter of an oral seminar or a research poster.

Follow these instructions to prepare your proposal for a travel grant.

The proposal must consist of the following components

Cover page (link) All aspects of the cover page must be filled in for your application to be considered.

• Title, location, and dates of meeting.

• The project/presentation title.

• An abstract of the work written in clear non-technical language.

• Documentation that the work has been accepted for presentation or statement that the student and mentor agree any award will be withdrawn if the presentation is not accepted.

• Meeting program, brochure, or other documentation.

• A concise explanation of the student’s career goals and how this opportunity will further help the student attain those goals.
• A detailed budget including the meeting dates, registration fees, housing, and travel expenses.

• If the budget required to complete the project as proposed exceeds $500.00, you must indicate how the remaining funds will be obtained. If this information is not given, the application will be considered incomplete and not eligible for funding.

  • Faculty support letter

The proposal MUST be accompanied by a letter from the faculty mentor supporting the research








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Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3753
Fax: 410-704-4916






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