Travel Grant Application

Please read the following prior to submitting the application:

  • Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2018 for the April 2018 American Psychology Conference in Chicago and May 1, 2018 for fall 2018 conferences.
  • Students graduating in April are eligible.
  • You must complete the Application electronically.
  • Ensure all information is completed prior to submitting Application.
  • Request a Faculty Recommendation.  A link will be emailed to your Faculty Member and they can submit electronically.
  • Award recipients will be notified via email beginning April 10, 2018.

Note: Reward recipients will be required to submit any invoices, receipts or quotes upon request.

Any questions should be directed to Dr. Kanako Taku at office phone: 248-370-2309 email:

  • Applicant Information:

    2019 SJS Travel Grant – Application Deadline

    March 31, 2019 for all Conferences between April 1– Nov 30, 2019

    Thank you for your interest in the Shelby Jane Seyburn (SJS) Travel Grant program!

    Please fill out this form completely and accurately. You may wish to draft your narrative in a separate document, and then copy-and-paste it into the textbox provided.

    Applicants will be notified via email beginning two weeks after the application deadline.

    For any questions, comments or concerns regarding this application, please contact to Dr. Kanako Taku at: office phone: 248-370-2309; email:

    Good luck!
  • Event Information:

    All Regional, National, and International Conferences will be eligible.
  • Estimated Financial Assistance You Are Requesting:

    The items requested may include, but are not limited to:

    • -Airfare
    • -Lodging
    • -Car and/or Local Transportation during event
    • -Event registration or membership fees
    • -Costs such as poster/handout printing
  • Note

    Reward recipients will be required to submit receipts for all expenses incurred, as well as, proof of event attendance in order to receive financial reimbursement.
  • Grant Application History

  • Name of GrantDollar Amount RequestedStatus of Grant (Approved, Declined, Pending) 
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    Note: If receiving funds from other grants, applicants will still be eligible for the SJS Travel Grant.
  • Include any background information, such any obstacles or experiences that you have had to overcome or that have helped you achieve your goals. Additionally, we would like to hear about any experiences with statistics and how statistics influences your work in the lab (if applicable).
    Faculty recommendations will be submitted online. A link will be emailed directly to requested Faculty member.
  • *Important Note:*

    Faculty statements of support must be uploaded by 11:59 PM on the day of the application deadline to be included in the application. Faculty will not receive an email request to upload their statements until the application is submitted by the applicant. To allow time for your faculty recommender to submit their statement of support, plan on submitting your application ahead of the deadline.
  • Please make sure email is accurate to ensure successful delivery of recommendation link.
    I understand that I may be asked to provide a written or recorded video testimonial and/or present or share my conference experience at the SJS Second Annual Golf Outing on July 22nd, 2019 upon request.