Undergraduate Student Support Request for Off Campus Research

Description: This request covers financial support for travel to conduct undergraduate research. This is not a request to support travel to a meeting to present results, to purchase field supplies or equipment, or to join another research project as a field assistant. Your request should minimize costs by choosing the most economical options.

Eligibility: Current DGS students in good standing conducting research with a Jackson School researcher.

Deadlines: Oct 1, Mar 1 (recurring).

Application: Send a pdf with the following information to rempe@jsg.utexas.edu. You will be notified about the status of your application via email.

  1. Name/UT EID
  2. Your major.
  3. Research mentor/supervisor’s name and email.
  4. Provide a description of your research project and justify the need for the proposed off-campus research activity. Describe the off-campus research activity in sufficient detail to identify how the activity will benefit your undergraduate research.
  5. Provide a detailed description of your proposed travel including start and end dates, total number of days in the field, location of research and location of lodging.
  6. Provide an itemized budget for your travel and justify each expense. Include the following categories:
    • Travel (airfare, bus, taxi, rental vehicle, department vehicle, gas, parking, tolls)
    • Lodging (number of days and location)
    • Food (source of food, number of days and cost per day)
    • Other
  7. Total requested support.