a. Short (2-3 sentences) description of how this work fits with your overall thesis activity (required);
i. If research funds, give: project title and short description of key measurements or activities to be funded (research travel is allowed).
ii.If meeting travel, give: anticipated talk or poster title; meeting to be attended + dates and location; where you currently stand in the grad program and when you anticipate finishing; whether presenting preliminary or final thesis results.
b. Budget justification (required):
i. What are the cost estimates that lead up to the requested amount?
|1. If research supplies, please check with the stockroom for educational pricing and include both sales tax and shipping.
2. If meeting travel, think about registration, poster printing, airfare, ground transport, food, and lodging. Please pay attention to applicable per diem rates: https://www.perdiem101.com/conus/2019/washington
ii. If the total cost estimate is greater than $800, what other sources of funds will the student be using?
iii. Any steps the student is taking to reduce total costs (e.g., at a meeting: booking double, triple or quad rooms; volunteering at the meeting in exchange for registration fees (an option available at some conferences); etc.).
c. Justification for request if thesis proposal has not yet been accepted by thesis committee (required if applicable).