Travel Awards

PittHonors will award up to $500 dollars to undergraduate Pitt students presenting their research, paper, or creative work at conferences.

These awards are offered to encourage students to extend their research experience by sharing their findings, develop professionally, and to receive important feedback on their work.


These awards are open until the annual budget is exhausted. Students may receive the PittHonors travel award only once during their undergraduate career

Who May Apply

Undergraduate students who were invited to present at a conference. Students also must be registered for courses full time during the term for which the award is awarded. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.50 cumulative GPA

How to Apply

The student must make an application according to the guidelines listed below. Application materials must be received by the University Honors College by atleast 1 month before the conference. PittHonors will evaluate the applications, and all applicants will be notified within 3 weeks of the application submission date.

PittHonors Travel Awards

Application Materials

  • Application should be completed online through InfoReady. Link is above.
  • Complete all required details
  • Upload a Faculty Letter of Support- this letter typically comes from your faculty mentor. This letter should include the importance of the conference to your undergraduate career and research.
  • Upload a copy of invitation to present.


Application materials are due at least one month before travel.  For more information, please contact Lauren DelSignore at