Project & Conference Funding

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Apply for funding to support your mentored projects or virtual conference presentations.

ELN is Currently Accepting Funding Applications

Funding applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. You can submit your application at any time before the deadline on February 17, 2021.

What You Should Know Before Getting Started

1. Confirm your eligibility for project and conference funding.

  • To be eligible for project funding, you must complete the Preparation Phase of an ELN Digital Badge.
  • To be eligible for conference funding, you must complete the Project Reflection Digital Badge(See below for details.)

2. Preview the form and gather information prior to starting your submission. 

3. Review the proposal evaluation criteria. 

4. Ensure you submit the appropriate signature form to finalize your application.

  • Your funding application will not be complete until you submit the appropriate signature form (available for download below). 
  • After submitting your application, complete the signature form below and submit it via email to ubeln@buffalo.edu before the funding deadline.

5. Funding Timeline

  • After the funding deadline, the ELN staff will review all applications and email you directly with a funding decision. This can take between 1-3 weeks, depending on the volume of submissions. 
  • After funding decisions are announced, the transfer of funds may take several weeks.

Deadline

Funding applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. You can submit your application at any time before the deadline on February 17, 2021.

Apply for Funding

Individuals and Groups
  • Both individual students and groups of students can use the funding applications below.
  • Maximum funding amounts for projects and conferences are:
    • $500 for individuals
    • $750 for groups

If you start a funding application form and need to stop for any reason, you can click "Save and Resume Later" to generate a unique link. You can use that link anytime within 30 days to complete your submission.

Project Funding
  • To be eligible for project funding, you must complete the Preparation Phase of an ELN Digital Badge.
Conference Funding
Signature Forms

Signature forms must be submitted via email to ubeln@buffalo.edu before your funding application is considered complete.