Somer Family Travel Fund

Must be an undergraduate student in good standing in the University Honors College or Daniel Acker Scholars Program majoring in physics, chemistry, biology, geology, geography, computer science, math or bioinformatics. Funds are to help cover travel costs to attend or present at a conference. Preference given to underrepresented students. Applications will be reviewed at the end of each month.

Maximum amount for conference presenters – $500
Maximum amount for conference attendees- $250

University Honors College
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide the conference name, date(s), location, and estimated travel costs.
  2. Please submit a personal statement detailing your involvement in the conference (presenting or attending) and how this experience aligns with your academic and long-term goals.
  3. Have you applied for or received any other funding to support this activity? If yes, what other funding have you applied for and/or received?