Student Travel Support

Photonics Center students who travel to conferences to give an oral or poster presentation are eligible to receive a travel award up to $750.  This award is open to students whose research advisor is a member of the Photonics Center faculty. After winning such an award, the student will not be eligible for support again in the same academic year.

Requests for support should be sent by email to Meghan Foley (

Please include the following information in the request:

  • Name, location, date, and website address of the conference at which the work will be presented;
  • Confirmation that the paper or oral presentation has been accepted, including the title of your presentation;
  • Name and email address of the Photonics Center faculty advisor

When submitting expenses for reimbursement, the student should inform their department Financial Administrator that the Photonics Center has agreed to support up to $750 toward your travel costs, and they can contact Meghan Foley for accounting information.