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Undergraduate Research

East Tennessee State University

Undergraduate Travel Grants



Funds are available to support undergraduate student travel for presentations/exhibitions/performances at academically-oriented events in which creative and scholarly works are shared. 

  • HOW MUCH:  Up to $500 (per student) will be awarded a student who presents a paper or poster at a professional meeting, participates in a formal competition, or presents creative work at a juried exhibition. 
  • HOW OFTEN:  Requests for funds will be considered on a rolling basis.  
  • WHEN TO REQUEST:  Students should submit a request at least three (3) weeks prior to departure for the conference.
  • HOW TO REQUEST:  To submit a request, please follow the instructions provided in the following pdf Guidelines for Travel Grants:

Proposer Guide



Awardees are expected to submit a summary report of their conference experience.  For a brief guide describing the content and submission of your report, visit the page on Reports.



Please contact Dr. Richard Ignace, Director, with any questions:  email , or call 423-439-6073.





Pursue your passion.


To promote and advance the sciences, humanities, and arts by engaging and supporting undergraduates in research.


To make undergraduate research an integral part of the university experience at ETSU.



Between fall 2006 and fall 2016, over 200 travel grant awards have supported undergraduate presentations at conferences all around the world (see below).

Conference Locations
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