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Medical Student Research Funding

Student Research and Meeting Travel Support

Medical Education Advancement Fund, provides up to $750 in support for scientific or professionalmeeting and conference expenses.

Eligibility and requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0;
  2. Must be presenting author on a poster or podium presentation;
  3. Must list COM student affiliation on the meeting abstract and presentation;
  4. Must acknowledgement that meeting support is not available from the faculty mentor's department.

Deason Dunagan, MD Medical Education Fund, provides support for scientific or professional meeting and conference expenses as above for students with exceptional academic standing

Eligibility and requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum GPA of 4.0;
  2. Must be presenting author on a poster or podium presentation;
  3. Must list COM student affiliation on the meeting abstract and presentation;
  4. Must acknowledgement that meeting support is not available from the faculty mentor's department.

To apply for the Medical Education Advancement Fund or the Deason Dunagan, MD Medical Education Fund, contact Dr. Matthew Ennis (mennis@uthsc.edu). Note that allocation and use of travel funds must be approved using official UT forms in advance of the meeting.

Last Published: Feb 20, 2020