Applications received by the 15th of each month will be reviewed prior to the end of the month.
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The conference must be sponsored by a professional organization or academic institution and not be specially designated for students (either undergraduate or graduate). The student participant must be invited to present at the conference.
The Office for Undergraduate Research (OUR) offers travel awards of up to $500 to UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduate students to defray the cost of travel to present results of their research or creative performance at a professional conference in their field. The travel awards are made possible by a generous gift from the McGee Family Undergraduate Research Fund. Travel Awards funds may be used for registration and travel expenses, but not hotel or food expenses.
All currently enrolled undergraduate students who are in good academic standing and who completed their research under the mentorship of a full-time UNC faculty advisor are eligible to apply. The travel must occur while the student is still enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill. The research must be conducted under the advisement of a full-time UNC faculty research advisor.