Travel Grants

TIE provides two types of awards to offset the costs of environmental research and conference attendance.

Conference Presentations Travel Grant

Intended for use towards transportation costs and conference registration fees for Tufts students who are making presentations at environmental conferences, meetings, and workshops.

See our Criteria and Guidelines, and apply through the Conference Travel Grants Application.

Please note all funds are currently exhausted and no grants will be distributed until July 2015

Data Collection Travel Grant

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. Apply through the Data Collection Travel Grant Application.

Please note all funds are currently exhausted and no grants will be distributed until July 2015

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Sample Travel Grant Recipients:

Laura Read

“Advancing decision-support tools in watershed management: A review of game theory applications in water resources”
Fourth International EcoSummit
Columbus, Ohio (September 30 – October 5, 2012)

Ana Rosner

“Climate Change Adaptation Decisions Using Risk-Informed Trend Analysis”
NOAA’s 36th Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop
Fort Worth, Texas (October 3-6, 2011)

Nancy W. Gleason

“Overcoming Natural Resource-Induced Civil Conflict: The Case of Suriname’s Forests”
International Studies Association Annual Convention 2011
Montreal, Canada (March 16 – 19, 2011)

Twenty Tufts Students representing Tufts Climate Action

attended the Power Shift 2009 Conference

Washington, DC (February 27 – March 2, 2009)

Criteria and Guidelines, Conference Presentations 

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

Criteria and Guidelines, Data Collection

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.