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URN Conference Grants


The Undergraduate Research Network Conference Grant is designed to provide funding for travel, lodging, registration, and meals for UVA students who are attending a research conference or workshop. Applicants must be presenting at the event and the grant only applies to domestic travel.


The URN Conference Grant deadline is April 15th at 11:59pm. Applicants with conferences after this date are eligible to apply. You will be notified of the status of your application within two weeks of the deadline. If you submit an application after the deadline, the application will only be considered for the grant if there are excess funds.


Grants of up to $300 per person will be awarded on a competitive basis. If awarded the URN Conference Grant, you will need to work with the Office of Citizen Scholar Development who processes the funding. More information will be provided upon award.

Application Process

Students will submit an applications form, budget, unofficial transcript, resume, and proof of acceptance to the conference.

All materials are submitted through the application portal.


This grant is administered by the Undergraduate Research Network. All questions should be directed to William Gasereit (