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Conference Funding

$25,000 is available each fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) to send students and a faculty/staff advisor to a sustainable or environmentally focused conference, workshop or summit.

Conference Funding for FY19 is no longer available. New applications will begin August 1st, 2019.

Post conference, individuals must submit a conference summary to the Student Environmental Initiatives Facilities Fee Committee, with ideas to make campus a more sustainable place to live, learn, and work.

To apply for conference funding, fill out the form below.

Conference Funding

Please apply at least 6-8 weeks prior to conference dates to allow time for review, decision making and logistical preparation for the conference. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email Preston Jacobsen ( Every student must individually apply for funding; no group applications please.
  • (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Major/minor
  • Include their name, title, and email
  • Include conference registration fee, transportation (specify which mode you will be using to get there), and lodging (include name of hotel). These can be estimates.
  • 350 words or less
  • Student Conference Funding comes from the Student Green Fee. This fee is paid by students and is to be used for projects and initiatives that aim to increase sustainability at UT. How will attending this conference benefit UT and its effort to become more sustainable? (500 words or less)