Graduate Conference Travel & Research Funding

BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development is committed to supporting graduate students’ growth in the educational research community through participation in local, national, and international educational research conferences. Annually allotted funds support attendance at educational research conferences and may include conference registration fees, transportation, lodging, and meal expenses.

Funding Amounts for Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024

Doctoral students: $1600 for conference travel expenses, research, and other program-related expenses.

Master’s students: $400 for attending conferences, and other program-related expenses. The amount increases to $750 for those presenting at conferences.

Deadline: All reimbursements requests for travel and research funding must be submitted by June 15.

For more information on your department’s support fund policies, please contact your administrative coordinator. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. If the request is approved, you will receive an email notification from your department’s administrative coordinator.

If approved, will need to submit your receipts to the Graduate Student Reimbursement Form within 30 days after the purchase.