Amber Heuerman Research Fund
About the Amber M. Heuerman Research Fund
The Amber M. Heuerman Research Fund is designed for undergraduate honors students majoring in psychology at the University of Louisville. The Fund is used to reimburse travel expenses, poster costs, registration and other related incidental costs for students who have the opportunity to present their research projects. For information about the history of the fund, click here.
Who is Eligible
Students who have secured an opportunity to present research at conventions, meetings, forums, or seminars. The arrangements must have been made in conjunction with a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.
Application Process and Deadline
The student must submit an application form. Click here to download the form. The application deadline is March 18, 2013.
Airline tickets - Purchased thru EXPEDIA thru the University’s on line system. Flights should be booked at the earliest time possible to take advantage of the lower airfares.
Ground transportation - To/from the airport using the most economical means.
Mileage - Miles will be reimbursed at .55 per mile, or the current IRS amount permitted for business expense deductions. Miles will be calculated to and from the most direct route to the destination as documented by MapQuest, or a similar trip planner.
Lodging - Up to $100 per night will be provided. At the university’s discretion, this amount may be increased if suitable lodging is not available for $100 or less.
Meals - A per diem of $40 ($8-$12-$20) per day for meals will be provided. The number of days will be determined to be a reasonable time for travel and presentation of the research. Allowable amount is based on the time of departure and return
Actual receipts for hotels, and expenses incurred over $30 must then be submitted after the trip, with a completed UofL Travel Expense Voucher for reimbursement. Other expenses such as poster costs and registrations may be paid directly by the department using awarded funds if requested by student.
Total Allocation Amount
The maximum payment per student is $500.