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Crossley MIBO Grad Student Travel Grant

The Grant is funded by George and Betsy Crossley with the intention of supporting graduate student travel. George and Betsy Crossley are both alumni of the UGA Microbiology department.

The purpose of the fund is to provide support for graduate student travel in the Department of Microbiology.  Support shall include, but not limited to, awards, transportation, room and board, conference fees, and other related expenses as deemed appropriate.

MIBO Graduate students are eligible for 1 award per academic year. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Required Application Materials:

  • Justification statement from student
  • Estimate of Travel Expenses
  • Abstract
  • A detailed description of financial need is also required by the PI. The PI may send the justification letter separately via email to
    *Questions regarding the contents of the justification may be directed to
  • Click the button below to begin your application.

Click here to submit an application

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The Department of Microbiology appreciates your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click to read more

Every dollar contributed to the department has a direct impact on our students and faculty.