Undergraduate Travel Award - Fall

The Undergraduate Travel Award provides a one-time award (amount subject to variation) to an undergraduate Psychology student to support student travel to a professional conference in the field of psychology. Students are evaluated using criteria such as academic excellence, research experience, leadership, conference travel proposal and budget.

How to Apply
To be considered for this opportunity, log in and complete the General Application on your WiSH dashboard at https://wisc.academicworks.com/applications, as well as the individual Undergrad Travel Award application.

Conditions of Award
Students must be a full-time, declared psychology major intending to attend, or present at, a professional conference in the field of Psychology. Student financial aid packages can be impacted by scholarship awards. It is recommended that students contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at https://financialaid.wisc.edu to learn about potential impact on current aid packages.

up to $1000
Department of Psychology
Supplemental Questions
  1. What psychology-related conference do you wish to attend? Provide the name of the conference, location, and dates.
  2. Are you planning to present at the conference? In what capacity?
  3. If you are planning to present, please include a copy of the abstract of your session or poster.
  4. Please explain how attending this conference will benefit your education and professional development.
  5. Please provide a budget. What is the cost of attending this conference that you are requesting funds for? Please list all anticipated individual expenses (example: cost of accommodations, cost of travel/flight, conference registration fee, etc.). (Note - you will be asked to provide proof of conference registration if you are selected for this award. You will submit this after award selections are made).
  6. Please describe your short-term and long-term career goals after you graduate.
  7. Please upload a current resume, no more than 2 pages. If you need resume writing assistance, you can visit SuccessWorks (successworks.wisc.edu). Having your resume reviewed prior to submission is strongly encouraged. PDF file preferred. Name the file {lastname_firstname_Resume}, for example Smith_Jane_Resume.
  8. A letter of recommendation is required from a Faculty member. Please provide the name and email of your recommender.
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