The M.D. Travel Grant is intended to assist students with the cost of traveling to attend a medical conference where presenting original research or to participate in an individually arranged away elective rotation.
Students applying for the Research Conference Travel Award need not have previously applied for financial aid. All students are eligible to apply for one conference per academic year. Students must be presenting original research conducted while a student at UMMS. If co-presenting, only one student is eligible. Only one conference can be funded per academic year.
Completed applications must be submitted with a copy of the invitation to present, and documentation (receipts) for registration, lodging, travel costs in PDF file format to [email protected] with Research Conference Travel Award in the subject line. Applicants will be notified of decisions by email.
The maximum award is $1000.
Students applying for the Away Rotation Award must have first submitted a financial aid application for the year in which fund are being requested and have exhausted all financial resources, including loans. Only one domestic and one international rotation will be considered.
Completed applications must be submitted with documentation (receipts) for travel and lodging in PDF file format to [email protected] with Away Rotation Award in the subject line. Applicants will be notified of decisions by email.
The maximum award is $500 for domestic and $1000 for international rotations.
Any questions, comments or concerns relating to the M.D. Travel Grant should be directed to the Medical School Financial Aid Office at [email protected].