A scholarship of up to $500 from the School of Medicine and Public Health is available to students to encourage them to present their research findings at professional meetings by helping to defray a portion of their travel costs. More than 50 students receive this scholarship each year.
Medical students who present their research at professional meetings and conferences will receive this scholarship. The dollar amount of the scholarship is 50% of the student’s out-of-pocket travel and conference expenses, up to a maximum of $500.00. Students will receive their educational outreach payment AFTER presentations have been made and AFTER receipts have been uploaded to the application.
- We cannot issue payments for conferences that take place after the student’s graduation as an M4 in May.
- Students may receive this scholarship only once per academic year.
- These payments are processed as scholarships through your student financial account with the bursar’s office. If your account balance is at zero (i.e., nothing is owed toward tuition), you will receive the full educational outreach payment. If your account balance is not zero, it is possible that the payment will impact your financial aid offer and you may not receive the funds as a payment.
- This is not an expense reimbursement. If another SMPH unit is also offering support for your travel, be sure to tell them that you will be receiving this scholarship so the payments can be coordinated properly.