Travel Grants

Travel grants can be a great way to supplement travel to annual meetings. Please note that any and all funds issued in connection with travel grants will be issued via check.  No wire transfer requests will be granted.  It is suggested that if you need to cash a check on-site and do not have a local bank account or are traveling internationally that you research the available check cashing options available to you.  


IUCr & American Crystallographic Travel Grant 2019 

The American Crystallographic Association, with support from the International Union of Crystallography, has established a travel fund program for students and young scientists looking for financial assistance to attend the ACA Annual Meeting.  Those interested must apply and be accepted. Funds are to help offset travel and travel-related expenses. Preference will be given to those presenting a paper.





Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre Travel Grant 2019  

The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre is pleased to announce a travel sponsorship in support of the 2019 ACA Annual meeting. The CCDC is dedicated to fostering participation among student researchers at scientific conferences. To that end, the CCDC will sponsor up to two travel awards to be given to outstanding student researchers whose work directly involves CCDC software or data. These awards are limited only to students (undergrad or grad) in North, Central or South America. All submitted ACA Travel Grant Applicants are automatically considered. 




The Pittsburgh Diffraction Society Chung Soo Yoo Student Travel Award

The Pittsburgh Diffraction Society George Jeffrey ACA Travel Awards are meant to support students (graduate or undergraduate) who wish to participate in an annual ACA meeting. Up to two (2) awards will be given annually, one specifically for students working in the field of macromolecular crystallography and one related to any other crystallography discipline. Applications will be accepted from students studying at institutions in North, Central or South America. The award can be used for travel (transportation and/or housing) only. There will be two (2) awards issued, each in the amount of $599. All ACA Travel Grant Applicants are automatically considered. The Continuing Education Committee (CEC) will select the award winners.




Society of Physics Students Travel Grant 

A limited number of SPS Travel Awards, on the order of $200 each, will be offered to help fund SPS members presenting their research at a national meeting of the professional societies in the AIP federation. Applicants must be members of the SPS national organization. Applicants must be undergraduate students, at the time of the meeting. Applicants must have submitted an abstract to the meeting and the abstract must have been accepted. Click here for more information.