The Columbia College Dean's Travel Fund provides financial support to currently enrolled Columbia College students for domestic or international travel, networking, competitions, conferences and/or service work connected to recognized student group activities. Columbia College Student Council proposed the Columbia College Travel Fund, which is generously financed by the dean of Columbia College and administratively supported by Undergraduate Student Life.
Please anticipate one to two weeks turnaround time for review of your application.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for the 2023-2024 academic year has been exhausted. Please check back in September 2024 for the 2024-2025 application.
Who should apply?
Currently enrolled Columbia College students and representatives from Activities Board at Columbia, Student Governing Board and InterGreek Council recognized student groups may apply for funding on behalf of the Columbia College students who will be traveling. Students who apply for and receive funding must be in good academic and judicial standing.
Priority is given to applicants who provide a thorough and realistic projected budget and to first-time applicants. Please note that individual students and/or groups may apply for funding more than once.
How is funding awarded?
Amounts are based on the strength of the application and the funds available. These may be awarded up to, but may not exceed, 100% of the total request. Registration, lodging and transportation are allowable expenses from the fund. However, funding may not be used for reimbursements or for car rentals.
Students seeking opportunities for support of individual summer internships should review the Center for Career Education Funding Programs.
You must complete an online application at least 30 days in advance of traveling for domestic trips and eight weeks for international trips to be considered. Please anticipate one to two weeks turnaround time for review of your application.
Applications are reviewed by Student Engagement.
Guidelines for Funding Recipients
All students who are awarded support through the Columbia College Dean's Travel Fund must abide by all University policies and procedures, including the Undergraduate International Travel Policy.
Governing Board Appeals
Please refer to your governing board's policies and procedures for submitting an appeal.