Bromley Conference Travel Award

Bromley Conference Travel Grants are awarded based on a competitive application process to eligible L&S Honors students for presentation and/or attendance at regional, national, or international professional conferences.  A review of applications and selection of Bromley Conference Travel Grant recipients will be conducted by the L&S Honors Senior Staff with input from the L&S Faculty Honors Committee if needed.

  • Grants awarded for presentations at regional, national, or international conferences provide up to $500 to the recipients.
  • Grants awarded solely for attendance at regional, national, or international conferences provide up to $250 to the recipients.

Priority for awards is given to applications requesting support for presentations at professional conferences. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis until funds have been exhausted. A new cycle begins each academic year.

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled L&S Honors Student (HLA, HM, or Comprehensive Honors) at the time of application and conference
  • The conference must take place during either the fall or spring academic terms
  • Minimum 3.3 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
  • Progress toward the completion of the L&S Honors in the Liberal Arts, Honors in the Major, OR Comprehensive Honors degree(s)
  • You have not received this grant in the past (students are only eligible to receive this award one time)

Criteria for Selection:

  • Strength of statement of benefit/impact of the proposed experience
  • Strength of a letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • For conference presentation: submission of documentation of the accepted abstract from the organizing body and a copy of the conference agenda summary
  • For conference attendance only: submission of a copy of the conference agenda summary

Application Process:

Completion and submission of:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. Documentation of accepted abstract and/or copy of conference agenda summary (as appropriate)
  3. one (1) letter of recommendation from a UW-Madison faculty member in support of the application

Please submit all materials as a single .PDF.

Application Deadline: The application for the 2024-25 academic year will open on August 1, 2024. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis as long as funds remain.

Conditions of the award: Award recipients will be expected to write a thank you letter, submit documentation of conference attendance and a brief (1-2 page) summary of their experience, and consent to the release of information in application essays and/or experience summary submissions.

Award status notifications will be emailed to applicants typically within 2-3 weeks of application submission.