Travel Awards

All current Ohio State Postdoctoral Researchers and Fellows are eligible to apply for a Travel Award of $500. Applicants must remain affiliated with Ohio State throughout the application process until the time of reimbursement. Applications will be assessed based on PDA involvement, research impact and career goals. Please see the Policies and Guidelines document below for more information

Policies and Guidelines for the PDA Travel Awards

Application for the PDA Travel Awards

Deadlines/Dates for the PDA Travel Awards

We have three application cycles per year corresponding to the semesters in which the travel occurs (Spring, Summer and Fall). Any applications submitted before or the application periods specified below will not be considered

Spring 2019

Travel Period: January 01, 2019 – April 30, 2019
Application Period: Starting 12:00 AM, October 16, 2018 until 11:59 PM, October 31, 2018
Reimbursement processing due no later than 30 days after travel

Summer 2019

Travel Period: May 01, 2019 – August 31, 2019
Application Period: Starting 12:00 AM, February 15, 2018 until 11:59 PM, February 28, 2018
Reimbursement processing due no later than 30 days after travel

Fall 2019

Travel Period: September 01, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Application Period: Starting 12:00 AM, June 17, 2019 until 11:59 PM, July 1, 2019
Reimbursement processing due no later than 30 days after travel

Currently, the PDA is granting a maximum of 3 travel awards per application cycle

*Note: Please notify the PDA immediately if you are awarded a travel award and are then unable to utilize the award during the time period allotted. We understand that circumstances sometimes change. Failure to utilize a travel award without notifying the PDA will disqualify you from consideration for any future PDA Travel Awards

If you have questions, please contact the PDA at postdocassociation@osu.edu