Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are not accepting applications to this fund at this time.

With the help of the WSE alumni and the WSE departments, the Whiting School of Engineering has established the WSE Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund to provide financial assistance of up to $800.00 for current, full-time undergraduate students traveling for approved conferences. The financial assistance should be used for the conference registration fee, airfare, lodging, anticipated meals and other fees. Please note: all travel arrangements will be made by the WSE Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office.

To be considered for funding, you will need to meet with a faculty sponsor to discuss the conference and apply. A link will be provided to your faculty sponsor for his/her recommendation. Please submit this application two months (or earlier) prior to the conference date. Applications are reviewed six times a year. Decisions are typically made within a two-week time period of each deadline.

Conference DateApplication Due Date/TimeNotification Made By
March 15, 2020 or afterFebruary 6, 2020 / 11:59 p.m.February 21, 2020
May 31, 2020 or afterMarch 19, 2020 / 11:59 p.m.April 10, 2020
July 31, 2020 or afterMay 28, 2020 / 11:59 p.m.June 12, 2020
September 30, 2020 or afterJuly 23, 2020 / 11:59 p.m.August 13, 2020
November 30, 2020 or afterSeptember 24, 2020 / 11:59 p.m.October 9, 2020
January 31, 2021 or afterNovember 19, 2020 / 11:59 p.m.December 11, 2020

Please note:

  • An email will be sent to you about the decision.
  • If your application is approved, please be aware that you will need to provide a 300-500 word document (feel free to include pictures or a 60 second video) of your experience.
  • You may receive this funding once in a twelve month period. Priority will be given to those who have not applied previously.
  • Student organizations traveling to conferences are ineligible for the WSE Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email WSEAdvising@jhu.edu.