To apply for the student member research travel grant, download the following (all three are required for complete submission):
(be sure to read the rules and regulations as well)
Travel Release Form
Rules and Regulations
Regional meetings include the following:
Alpha Kappa Delta does not fund those traveling to the annual American Sociological Association (ASA) meetings. Please visit ASA’s website at www.asanet.org for information on their student funding travel program.
Upon approval of the application, Alpha Kappa Delta will fund up to $400 per student, but no more than $1,200 per chapter.
note the amount requested may not be what you are approved for as the
amount available is prorated based on the number of eligible requests
received in our office.
There will be no prepayment of funds.
Fall deadline: October 5, 2016
Winter deadline: January 31, 2017 (ESS applications are due by this date)
Spring deadline: February 28, 2017
Remember that funds are limited during the 2016-2017 year. Alpha Kappa Delta holds the right to fund less than the amount requested. Funds may not be available after the spring deadline.
ELIGIBILITY FOR FUNDING
Travel release forms are due with the student travel application and certification form. If the AKD Executive Office does not receive these forms before travel, AKD funding will not be provided.
An eligible Chapter Representative and the Department Chair complete an application form and a certification form. Students wishing to travel must complete a travel release form. These three completed forms must be received in the AKD Office by the appropriate deadline and before travel.
E-mail the following forms completed to AKD@lemoyne.edu:
Use an appropriate subject heading (ex. Student Travel Grant to ESS). Requests are reviewed in the order received and are on a first come, first served basis. Please submit your travel application before travel.
We prefer the travel release form(s) be scanned and
e-mailed to AKD@lemoyne.edu
along with your application; however, you may fax or send then via USPS to our
The AKD Office will acknowledge requests in two ways:
If the request is approved, an AKD Student Travel Grant Payment
Voucher will be attached, along with other directions and attachments.
NOTE: If an application is approved, but a student’s abstract is not selected for presentation from the regional society for the conference, please inform the Executive Office so the funds may be used for other students.