Travel Grants

TIE Travel Grants are closed for the 2014 Academic Year, and will re-open July 1, 2014.

 
TIE provides two types of awards to offset the costs of environmental research and conference attendance. The Conference Presentations Travel Grant is intended for use towards transportation costs and conference registration fees for Tufts students who are making presentations at environmental conferences, meetings, and workshops. The Data Collection Travel Grant is intended for use towards transportation costs for Tufts students who are collecting data for research that is specifically environmental in focus in other countries and locations.

Please note that travel awards are not given to support an individual’s field research or internship. Individuals interested in applying for a travel grant should consult the criteria and guidelines below.

Conference Presentations Guidelines

1. These grants are only offered to currently active Tufts students and faculty members.

2. Total TIE travel funding for any individual applicant may not exceed $1,000 per fiscal year, July 1 – June 30.

3. TIE travel funds are only available to support travel to conferences and workshops that address the environment and/or sustainability. These funds are not available for travel for any other purpose.

4. TIE funding will only pay for transportation and conference registration costs.

5. For conference travel, funding will only be provided for those participating in the conference or workshop as a presenter or panelist.

6. Funding is available up to the following amounts:

a. Domestic travel (within the US & territories):up to $500
b. International travel (outside the US): up to $1000

Data Collection Guidelines

1. These grants are only offered to currently active Tufts students.

2. Total TIE travel funding for any individual applicant may not exceed $1,000 per fiscal year, July 1 – June 30.

3.TIE travel funds are only available to support travel to data collection sites that address the environment and/or sustainability. Full justification of travel must be given in advance.

4.TIE funding will only pay for transportation and visa costs.

5. For data collection grants, applicant must have matching funds from another source.

6. Student must have Tufts faculty advisor for project.

7. Data collection grants should have a specific research project in focus, in order to be awarded funds. Usually, a particular independent thesis or publication will be anticipated as a result of this data collection.

8. Funding is available up to the following amounts:

a. Domestic travel (within the US & territories):up to $500
b. International travel (outside the US): up to $1000

Submissions are evaluated at the end of each month. Selected recipients will be notified at the beginning of the following month.