Upchurch Fund for Excellence — Travel to Professional Meetings


  1. Application for the award must be made by a faculty member in the Department of Animal Sciences.
  2. This fund is to support travel for faculty, staff and students that are presenting an oral or poster presentation, chairing a paper session, or other formal representation of the Department of Animal Sciences at a professional meeting in their area of expertise.
  3. No more than one award per year per individual will be allowed.
  4. The award must be matched equally with funds from other sources.
  5. Funds will be disbursed on a first-come-first-serve basis to the extent that resources are available.
  6. Overall administrative responsibility for fund distribution will reside with the Head, Department of Animal Sciences.