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Travel grants

We are pleased to acknowledge the National Science Foundation for supporting travel grants for student and postdoctoral speakers at BEST. Members of groups underrepresented in mathematics are strongly encouraged to apply!

Travel grants will be considered beginning May 1, and considered on a rolling basis with a final deadline of May 31.

Travel grants may be awarded to citizens and residents of the United States, and to students and postdocs at universities in the United States. Travel grant funds are disbursed on a reimbursement basis.

To apply for a travel grant

  1. Submit an abstract to speak at the BEST conference.
  2. Send the following to
  • A one-paragraph statement of interest in participating at BEST and requesting a travel award;
  • A one-page CV including contact information, PhD institution, current institution, PhD advisor, graduation date (or expected graduation date), and any other relevant information such as recent publications; and
  • (Students only) A brief recommendation from your PhD advisor.