2019 Trimmer Travel Award Application Now Open


The deadline to submit an application is November 18, 2019.

The Trimmer Travel Award will support A&H undergraduate scholars in presenting their research at professional meetings. Students may apply for up to $1,000 in conference travel funds. Travel should be completed before December 1, 2020.

Award notification will be made by December 2, 2019.

To apply, students should complete the online application available below.

Online application

Application materials include:

  • Student contact information including: Name, Email, Home institution, major, minor, and expected date of graduation.  Students will be required to create an account if they do not already have one.
  • Conference information including: Name, date, and location of conference, presentation field/discipline, title of presentation
  • Supporting materials including: one page funding purpose and need statement, project abstract, and a copy of the presentation confirmation
  • Faculty mentor information including: name, email address, and letter of recommendation.  The letter of recommendation should be emailed to the Trimmer Travel Award

If you have additional questions regarding this award, please contact Alexa Sand, CUR Arts & Humanities Division Chair.

The fund was established by a gift from Joe and Carol Trimmer. Professor emeritus of English at Ball State University (Muncie, IN), Joe Trimmer is the founding director of the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry.


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