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Division of Student Affairs

Raupe Travel Grant

Purpose

The Raupe Travel Grant is a scholarship offered to University of North Texas undergraduate students who are attending a conference that will not only benefit the university, but themselves as well, enriching the student with knowledge and a learning experience that they can’t get in a classroom setting.

Information/Eligibility

Students can receive up to $750 per semester towards their conference(s). Registered student organizations can receive up to $3,000 (up to $750 per student for up to 4 students) towards their conference(s). 

Unlike previous years, these funds will be distributed after the conference once receipts are uploaded to OrgSync.* These receipts must be uploaded within 14 days of the last day of the conference; otherwise, you may forfeit your reimbursement.

As of this year, the Raupe Travel Grant is only available to undergraduate students. Additional funds have been set aside for graduate students through the Toulouse Graduate School. If you are a graduate student interested in conference funds, please contact the Graduate Student Council via email at gsc-pres@unt.edu.

*Please note that students who are not able to front the funds to pay for their conference may apply for a short-term loan through the Student Money Management Center. Information about this opportunity will be provided in the SGA Resource Meeting. 

How to Apply

In order to receive any funding, ALL of the following steps must be completed by an individual student:

  1. Attend an SGA Resource Meeting (dates/times/locations can be found below).
  2. Complete the online application (via OrgSync) no more than three (3) months in advance of the conference.
  3. Present to the SGA Raupe committee at the scheduled time set by the Director of Student Allocations over the Raupe Grant.
  4. Upload itemized receipts within 14 days of the last day of the conference; otherwise, you may forfeit your reimbursement.

Fund Information

Review the B. Craig Raupe Memorial Travel Grant Policy for requirements and restrictions on funding, applying, and the guidelines for your presentations. Additionally, you can check out our Raupe bylaws for more detailed information. 

Contact 

If you have any questions please contact SGA:

  • SGA Phone: (940) 565-3850
  • SGA Email: sga@unt.edu
  • SGA Office: Union, Suite 344

Resource Meetings

  • Tuesday, August 22nd: 3pm - Union 401
  • Wednesday, August 30th: 10:30am - Union 341
  • Friday, September 1st: 1:00pm - Union 341
  • Wednesday, September 6th: 2:00pm - Union 341
  • Thursday, September 7th: 8:30am - Union 341
  • Monday, September 18th: 1pm - Union 401
  • Monday, September 25th: 10:30am – DISCO PARK – D202
  • Wednesday, September 27th: 11am - Union 341
  • Monday, October 2nd: 1pm - Union 401
  • Monday, October 9th: 5pm - Union 341
  • Friday, October 20th: 10am – DISCO PARK – D202
  • Wednesday, October 25th: 10:30am - Union 341
  • Friday, November 3rd: 1pm - Union 401

*These Resource Meetings are held in conjunction with the Director of Student Allocations over the Eagle’s Nest Grant.

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