Financial Support

Request for Graduate Student or Postdoc Partial Travel Support

To apply for partial travel support please complete the application form.

Please have your advisor or a postdoctoral mentor write a brief letter that confirms your status, identifies your research area and addresses the possible value to you of your participation. The writer should email ( their brief letter to the organizers of the symposium.

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2020. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Partial Support Information

The amount of support will be determined once the NSF's decision on funding is received. We hope to be able to offer a maximum travel support of $800 per person. In order to be reimbursed, we need receipts covering your airfare, hotel, and transportation. Please note that only domestic airfare expenses on U.S. flag carriers are allowed for reimbursement. Please let us know if you have any questions. (Email to

Financial Support Form