PhD Travel Award

The ECE Department has set aside a limited amount of money for the academic year to support PhD student travel for those who have achieved PhD candidacy.


  1. Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis and should be requested at least two weeks in advance of the travel date. Requests may be made by filling out the form below. You will need a scanned copy of your letter/email of presentation acceptance, your abstract, the anticipated amount of faculty financial support to be provided (if applicable), and the grant source number to be charged. All awards must be approved prior to the date of travel.
  2. The department will provide an initial $250. In addition, ECE will match the student’s advisor’s contribution up to $250 (i.e., the maximum award from the ECE department is $500).
  3. Travel must be to a conference that provides recognition to the PhD student, the ECE department, and to Boston University.
  4. Only one award is given to a student for the duration of their PhD program.
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