About the Bush Foundation Undergraduate Student Travel Grant Program
The George & Barbara Bush Foundation Undergraduate Student Travel Grant Program provides annual travel grants to undergraduate students from each of the academic colleges at Texas A&M University for various educational opportunities. The grants facilitate student travel connected with their research topics (attending academic conferences, research projects or study, or internships in the United States or abroad). Students should contact their academic departments for more information.
Awards are available for distribution beginning January 1, 2022. Eligible travel must take place between January 1 – December 31, 2022.
Undergraduate Student Travel Grants are awarded directly to the student to support travel to conferences, research projects, study, or internships in the United States or abroad. The program provides a one-time grant of up to $750 to full-time undergraduate students in each college at Texas A&M.
Travel Grant Process
The application process begins. The Department of Undergraduate Studies will notify Deans of new guidelines. Deans will notify Department Heads.
Interested students should submit their application form to their college Department Head.
Each college Department Head reviews applications and forwards all qualified applications to their appropriate College Dean.
Each college Dean reviews applications, selects an appropriate number of student travel grant recipients, and submits them to the Texas A&M University Department of Undergraduate Studies.
Department of Undergraduate Studies notifies the George & Barbara Bush Foundation of grant recipients.
All recipients will be notified of award status.
Award funds are available for use
Requirements for Grant Recipients
Eligible travel must take place after the award has been made and within the following dates: January 1 – December 31 of the award year. Additionally, a trip evaluation report is required within one month following the completion of travel. Each recipient must submit a two-page summary report to Dr. Valerie Balester, Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Studies at Texas A&M University. For more information regarding the trip evaluation report, please contact Dr. Balester at email@example.com.