Outline for Medical Student Research Travel Awards

Purpose: To provide funding for medical student research presentations at regional or national meetings

Eligible Students: Enrolled in School of Medicine


  1. Abstract submitted and accepted reflecting student research
  2. Preference to Medical Student Research Fellowship awards, SPO students, and T32 students
  3. Preference to abstracts in which the student is presenter
  4. If funding permits, students may be funded to attend meetings without an abstract, e.g. to become more familiar with area of research


  1. Maximum of $500 per student toward registration, travel expenses, and abstract preparation. Expenses beyond that the responsibility of mentor and student
  2. Total of $15,000 per AY (30 awards) from current MSRF funds


  1. Students complete application for funding, including meeting information, abstract title (including all authors and affiliations), mentor’s name, anticipated expenses
  2. Funding approved based on above criteria
  3. Following meeting, student submits evidence of expenditures up to $500
  4. Funds disbursed

 Travel Awards Application (PDF)