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Forté College Conference Travel Stipend

Forté Women of Color College Leadership Conference attendees traveling more than 50 miles to the event are eligible for a stipend to help offset the transportation and lodging costs associated with attendance.

Forté College Fast Track to Finance Conference attendees from Rising Stars partner schools, or who demonstrate financial need, are eligible for a stipend to help offset the transportation and lodging costs associated with attendance. Stipends are only available for students who have traveled more than 50 miles to attend.

Reimbursement amounts will not exceed the maximum level indicated and will not exceed the actual costs paid by a participant for their travel and lodging. The maximum stipend available to each participant is $300 and the amount payable will be calculated according to the following policy.

Travel

Expenses related to transportation associated with tickets purchased for interstate or intrastate long-distance travel are eligible for reimbursement. You may be reimbursed for travel fees the day before and after the conference. If you extend your stay, verification will be required to show that the flight cost is equal to or less than if you traveled within 24 hours of the conference. Expenses incurred for travel in and around the city in which the conference is being held (e.g. taxis, buses, ride shares) ARE NOT eligible for reimbursement. All expenses must be documented by a receipt indicating full payment.

Lodging

The travel stipend can also be used to cover costs associated with accommodations related to your stay in the city in which the conference is being held during the event. All expenses must be documented by a receipt indicating full payment. Accommodations eligible for expense reimbursement include hotel, motel, hostel, and Airbnb. Reimbursements will not be given for non-commercial establishments. Lodging fees will only be reimbursed for the night of the conference and the night before the conference. Additional nights will not be covered.

Logistics

All reimbursements will be processed after the conclusion of the conference and within three weeks of receipt of the following information from the participant:

To be eligible for the travel stipend you must:

More information can be found in the Forté College Conference FAQs.

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