Individual Travel Funding

Please fill out and submit the individual funding form below at least 3 days prior to the SCOMSA meeting before the event. SCOMSA meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month, so this means all funding requests must be submitted the Sunday before the meeting by 11:59 pm(See the SCOMSA meeting schedule)

Individual Funding Request Form

  1. Please read the TRAVEL Section of the Funding Guidelines.
  2. Two applications are allowed per year, with the calendar year initiating June 1st, and the student must be actively enrolled in the School of Medicine. MD/PhD’s in their PhD years are not eligible for SCOMSA funding as they are GMS students.
    1. If you are presenting research completed at BUMC, you are eligible for up to 75% of the requested amount. SCOMSA will not reimburse more than $550.
    2. If you are not presenting BU research (please note this includes leading workshops/small groups), you are eligible for up to 50% of the requested amount. SCOMSA will not reimburse more than $300.

If your funding request is approved, please submit Reimbursement Forms within 30 days following your trip.  The  following items are required and can be submitted via the Online Travel Reimbursement Form:

*Please remember that when you submit a request for funding, you should always get an automated confirmation email and a personal confirmation email from the SCOMSA email account stating the meeting at which we will vote on your request.  If you do not receive the confirmation email, please email us at scomsa@bu.edu.

  • This value must be > $0. If it is not, you must explain why you cannot get funding from other sources at the end of the form.
    If you do not receive confirmation, then your funding request was not received by SCOMSA. Please notify the SCOMSA Treasurer at scomsa@bu.edu and resubmit your funding request.

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