Many SLAT students travel to conferences throughout the year.  SLAT students may apply for departmental funding for travel to conferences or other professional development opportunities.Funding preference is given to students who will present their research or participate in job interviews at the event. Maximum funding for conference travel is $400 for domestic travel, and up to $600 for international travel.  Students must apply to at least one other funding source to be eligible for SLAT travel funding.  Students may apply for travel funding once per academic year.

Details regarding SLAT Travel policies and regulations, as well as instructions for SLAT Travel Award applications may be found by clicking here.

Questions about SLAT travel grants may be directed to Kelley Merriam-Castro,, or to Robin Staples,

SLAT provides separate funding for research support or travel to multiple events for students on the job market.  Please contact for details on additional funding opportunities.

Good luck and Happy Travels!