Adjunct instructors, independent scholars who do not hold academic positions, and all those for whom conference attendance would pose financial difficulties and who have no access to other funding are invited to apply for this award. 

Purpose

This award is intended to help those for whom conference attendance would pose financial difficulties and who have no access to other funding, to help defray the costs associated with attending the SMT Annual Meeting. 

Eligibility

  • Applicants need not be SMT members.
  • Adjunct instructors, independent scholars who do not hold academic positions, and all those for whom conference attendance would pose financial difficulties and who have no access to other funding are invited to apply.
  • Students are not eligible to apply for this grant.
  • Preference is given to those who are presenting a paper and have not been awarded this grant previously.

Award

Typically up to 5 grants are made, with a maximum award of $400.    

Administration

These grants are made possible in part by donations from the SMT-Forward campaign.

Application Process

To apply for this grant, please fill out the online Grant application form.

For comments and inquiries, please contact the SMT Executive Director.

Deadline

September 10th is the deadline to apply for a 2021 Travel Grant Award.