Bromley Conference Travel Award

Information for 2022: you can apply for reimbursement or in advance for future expenses. Registration fees for virtual conferences ARE an acceptable expense.

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

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

Priority for awards is given to applications requesting support for presentations at professional conferences.

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled L&S Honors Student (HLA, HM, or Comprehensive Honors)
  • 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)

Criteria for Selection:

  • Strength of statement of benefit/impact of proposed experience
  • Strength of letter of recommendation from faculty member
  • For conference presentation: submission of documentation of accepted abstract from 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. An application form. An updated 2022-23 application will be shared soon. For reference, the 2021-22 application form has been included below:
  2. required statement (see application)
  3. documentation of accepted abstract and/or copy of conference agenda summary (as appropriate)
  4. applicant’s UW-Madison student transcript (unofficial or official)
  5. one (1) letter of recommendation from a UW-Madison faculty member in support of the application

Application Deadline: The deadline is always in mid-late April. More information about a specific deadline will be shared soon. Please follow the Washburn Observer Honors newsletter for up-to-date details!

Email your application materials, preferably as one PDF, to honors@honors.ls.wisc.edu. Your letter of recommendation can be sent separately to the same email address.

NOTE: Award recipients will be expected to submit documentation of conference attendance and a brief (1-2 page) summary of their experience.

Notification of awards should take place by e-mail within five weeks of the application deadline.