Bernstein Funds for Student and Faculty Development

Thanks to the generosity of the Bernstein Family, I can help to fund student and faculty travel for academic projects.

The priority order for funding is:

  1. Student travel with a faculty member to present at an academic event
  2. Student travel to present at an academic event
  3. Student travel with faculty as part of a course
  4. Faculty travel to present at an academic event
  5. Student or faculty travel to attend an academic event

Request Form

Opportunities occurring between October 16, 2018 through February 16, 2019. Deadline is September 30, 2018.

Opportunities occurring between February 16, 2019 through September 30, 2019. Deadline is February 1, 2019.

Requests for support for courses with a travel component – Courses occurring spring semester 2019 deadline is September 16, 2018. For courses occurring fall 2019 deadline is February 1, 2019.

Those requesting funds are expected to identify supplemental sources of funding, and those receiving funds are expected to send thanks to the Bernstein's (Dear Bernstein Family). Funding is limited to one proposal per year. Please use the request form to submit requests. Please be aware that requests often exceed funding available.

Please contact Mary T Sick ( if you need more information.