Student Travel Grant Request

The College of Music & Dramatic Arts offers a limited number of student travel grants to assist students in their creative and research activity. Awards will be limited to a maximum of $250 for domestic travel and $500 for international travel and will be evaluated based on the merit of the proposal. Grants are available to both undergraduate and graduate students. We encourage all graduate students to also apply for Graduate Student Travel Awards (GTSA) through the Graduate School. Instructions for submitting GTSA proposals can be found here.

The most competitive proposals are thorough, complete, and make a compelling case as to why the travel will advance your educational, artistic and/or scholarly goals.

Please note the following application deadlines:

  • Autumn 2023:  Due Wednesday, September 6, 2023 (August 15 - December travel)
  • Spring 2024:  Due Wednesday, January 24, 2024 (January - April travel)
  • Summer 2024:  Due Wednesday, April 10, 2024 (May 1 - August 15 travel) 

Student Information

This is also known as your 89-number.
What area of our college are you affiliated with?*
Level of Study*
Have you applied for a Graduate Student Travel Award?*
I am requesting travel for:*
Please note: Fall, Spring amd Summer applications will be reviewed after the corresponding deadline.

Travel Information

Does this travel include any personal travel?*
Travel costs may be limited to the lesser of the logical airfare or pro-rated amount. (See PM-13)
Does this include foreign travel?*
(Applies to all travel outside the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, & Guam)
Is there a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or Alert for this destination?*
Please refer to the "LSU Restricted Regions list on the AP travel website. If yes, complete additional required forms per FASOP: AS-18 "High Risk Travel to Restricted Regions" Please note high risk travel requires 30 days notice.
Is this travel part of an LSU course?*

Expenses Information

Please include all expenses, however, the funding amount may not cover total cost of trip.  Please refer to LSU travel guide for allowable lodging and per diem rates. If you have no estimated expenses for a particular category, please input $0.

e.g. parking charges
Are meals designated as an integral part of conference?*
You will need to provide the conference brochure for verification of reimbursement.
GDPR Compliance Statement*