FYI—grant for those who plan to present at professional conference!

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Dr. Qi Sun
Program Coordinator
Associate Professor
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Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling
College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
519 Bailey Education Complex
Knoxville, TN 37996-3452
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Subject: Reminder! Kellie McGarrh Travel Award Fund Application Deadline - Feb. 1

If you have students who are eligible for the Kellie McGarrh Travel Award Fund, please have them submit their requests with attached cover sheet to Dr. David Cihak’s office, 337 Claxton Complex, by Friday, February 1, 2019.  They may also email their requests to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.  This is for travel January 1, 2019 through May 15, 2019.

Kellie McGarrh Travel Fund

In 1996, a student travel fund was established as a memorial to Kellie W. McGarrh, a doctoral graduate of our College.  The money is used to support doctoral candidates who make presentations at national or regional conferences.  Depending upon requests and available funds, awards may be granted each Fall and Spring term.  Eligibility criteria and procedure for application are listed below.


          Any College of Education, Health and Human Sciences active doctoral student who is making a national or regional conference presentation related to teacher education issues may apply.  This conference presentation must be related to teacher education issues, e.g., improving the quality of teacher preparation, the restructuring of teacher education programs, innovative instructional excellence, or the provision of equal educational opportunity for all students.

Submission Request

     The submission of request should have:

  1.  Cover Sheet (attached)

  1.  An acceptance letter, or abstract or proposal of the conference presentation (which may be submitted before acceptance by conference);

  1.  A statement of estimated costs for travel-transportation expenses (if car travel, please use current UTK rates, (; and,

3) Justification of need. Requests should be submitted to Interim Associate Dean David Cihak.  A panel will review and rank proposals.  The awarding of the travel funds will be contingent on acceptance of the student’s paper by the designated professional conference.