Important! New for 2024: Please read the information presented here before beginning this form. 

To submit your PURA Travel Award application, fill out the requested fields and select a workshop date (if you cannot attend any of the dates listed, contact before submitting the form). The single PDF file that you upload must include the following sections:

  • An overview of the work to be presented, including format of presentation (poster, oral, performance, other)
  • Information on the conference, including conference name, location, and dates
  • 2-3 goals for your participation in the conference (in other words, what are you hoping to get out of this experience?)
  • Itemized budget (registration fees, airfare, hotel, food, rental car, etc.)
  • Confirmation that your work has been accepted for presentation at the conference, indicated by one of the following:
    • Screenshot of conference program listing your presentation
    • Email from conference organizers stating your acceptance
    • Screenshot of conference website showing your presentation
Once you submit this form, an email will automatically be sent to your listed faculty mentor requesting a mentor confirmation form. Please note: graduate student or postdoctoral mentors cannot complete this form. It must be completed by a full-time Georgia Tech or GTRI faculty member.

Student Applicant Information
Are you a U.S. citizen?
Expected Graduation Date
Must enter an integer (e.g., 2).
Have you ever presented at a conference before?
Please select a workshop date from the drop-down menu above. Over the summer, UROP is offering in-person workshops and virtual workshops. All workshops are ~60 minutes. Remember: you must attend this workshop to receive PURA Travel Award funding. If you attended this workshop during Spring 2024, please select the option "Attended". We will check this against our records and contact you if our records show you have not attended the workshop.

If you cannot attend any of the workshops listed in the drop-down menu, please contact before submitting this form.
Faculty Research Mentor Information
Travel Award Information
Presentation Type
Must be less than or equal to $1,000.
Is this an international conference (outside the U.S.)?
Please see bullet point list at the top of this form for details on what to include in your PDF file.
One file only.
300 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf.
Confirmation Item 2
Administrative Information
Mentor Confirmation received?
Award approved for this application?
Financial POC 1
Financial POC 2