The Department of Educational Psychology awards eligible students funding for student travel during the academic year.
State or regional conferences (up to $300): any conference that is state or regional in its draw and focus (e.g., the Midwest Psychological Association, Minnesota Psychological Association) rather than national or international.
National or international conference (up to $500): may be hosted in the Twin Cities but representative of a national or international organization rather than regional or state branches of that group.
Psych foundations and QME students: The psych foundations and QME programs offer additional funding above and beyond the department award amounts. See the "How to get reimbursed" section below for more information.
To qualify for these funds students must:
To receive reimbursement, you must submit:
You must submit your reimbursement request within 30 days of the conference. No exceptions to this policy will be approved. If a reimbursement request doesn't meet the requirements for documentation, or is received late, the request will be denied.
The last date to submit for reimbursement is May 31.
The Department of Educational Psychology does not reimburse for poster printing. However, the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Dean’s Office in Burton Hall can print wide format posters. This is a free service if the poster is related to the college (examples: conferences, displays, research).