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Forté MBA Financial Services Fast Track Travel Stipend

Forté MBA Financial Services Fast Track Conference attendees from Forté MBA partner schools are eligible for a stipend to help offset the transportation and lodging costs associated with attendance. Stipends are limited and only available for attendees who have traveled more than 50 miles to attend.

Reimbursement amounts are capped at a maximum of $350 and will in no case exceed the actual costs paid by a participant for their travel and lodging. The amount payable will be calculated according to the following policy.

Air, Bus, or Rail Travel

Long-distance travel costs associated with airfare, bus, or rail travel are eligible for reimbursement. Travel must occur within one day in advance and one day following the conference. Costs of travel outside of May 29 - June 1, 2024 are generally excluded. If you extend your stay, verification will be required to show that the actual travel cost is equal to or less than if you traveled within 24 hours of the conference.

New York City Area Airport Options:

Car Travel

Attendees choosing to drive to and from the conference from their current U.S. residence are eligible for mileage reimbursement. You must provide proof of distance in the form of a Google or Apple map that shows the distance from your current residence to the conference location. Mileage reimbursement may be disbursed according to the following limits:

Expenses incurred for travel in and around the city in which the conference is being held (i.e. taxis, buses, ride shares) ARE NOT eligible for reimbursement. Travel expenses to and from airports, train, or bus stations are also excluded from reimbursement.


The travel stipend can also be used to cover lodging costs related to your attendance at the Forté MBA Financial Services Fast Track Conference. All expenses must be documented by a receipt indicating full payment. Accommodations eligible for expense reimbursement include hotels, motels, hostels, Airbnb, and other commercially established and regulated home-sharing sites (i.e. Vrbo, HomeAway, etc.). Reimbursements will not be given for non-commercial establishments.

Lodging fees will only be reimbursed for the following nights:


All reimbursement applications and receipts must be received by Forté no later than two weeks after the conference. All reimbursements will be processed after the conclusion of the conference and within one month of receipt. Reimbursement applications received after the deadline will not be processed.

The following information and documentation must be provided by the participant:

Please note: Any errors or incomplete information (i.e. name, mailing address, etc.) may result in delays to your reimbursement.

To be eligible for the travel stipend you must:

Once reimbursement applications are reviewed and approved, eligible attendees will be reimbursed through Eligible attendees may receive an invitation from to register for electronic bank deposits of their reimbursement. If you prefer a live check, you may ignore the invitation. No reimbursements will be dispersed through Venmo, Cashapp, or other online sites.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Forté MBA Programs Team with any questions.

Website updated on March 26, 2024.