Academic Enrichment Support Request Form Academic Enrichment Support Request Form Academic Enrichment Support Request Form For undergraduate and graduate students in the Penn State Department of Geography to apply for department funding for research, equipment, conferences or travel in support of their educational objectives. Undergraduate Students You must be registered as a full-time (at least 12 credits per semester) undergraduate student in the Department of Geography. Fall funding application deadline is the end of the semester. Spring funding application deadline is March 1. Recipients will be notified by March 17. Graduate Students You must be current in meeting your program deadlines for exams and proposals. Master's students beyond their second year and Ph.D. students beyond their fourth year are not eligible for academic enrichment funding. Fall funding application deadline is September 15. Recipients will be notified by September 29. Spring funding application deadline is February 15. Recipients will be notified by February 28. Indicate if you are a graduate or undergraduate student * graduate undergraduate Last Name * First Name * PSU Access Account ID * your original assigned email user ID (abc123) Faculty Sponsor * This item is required for graduate students. Type of Support Requested * Research Conference Other If you are requesting travel support, enter the start date of the travel Start of travel If you are requesting travel support, enter the end date of the travel End of travel Description of Research Support Requested * If you checked "Research," above, describe the software or equipment needed. Conference Information * If you checked "Conference" above, enter the name and date of the conference. Description of Conference Support Requested * If you checked "Conference," above, enter the title of your presentation. Level of Conference Participation * If you checked, "Conference" above, indicate your level of participation here. Note: Presenting is preferred over attendance only. Justification * Explain how this request will support your academic or career goals. (100 to 200 words) Transportation Expense Enter in USD the amount needed to cover transportation. Meals Expense Enter in USD the amount needed to cover meals. For reference, see: https://guru.psu.edu/policies/travelpolicyMEALS.html Lodging Expense Enter in USD the amount needed to cover lodging. Equipment Expense Enter in USD the amount needed to cover equipment or software. Registration Expense Enter in USD the amount needed to cover registration. Other Expense Total Expenses Provide a total amount in USD for the expenses you incurred. Describe Expenses * Explain "Other" expense noted above and add any pertinent details related to transportation, meals, lodging, and registration expenses.