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Student Government Association

Special Travel Funds

The Special Travel Funds was created to support travel to events that directly benefit students and student groups by enhancing their educational and professional experience at The University of Texas-Pan American, while also benefiting the reputation of the university at large. The travel funds are readily available and will encourage students to represent the university on a state and national level.

Students that are interested in requesting funds must review the Guidelines for Distribution of Special Travel Funds which are located on the aforementioned website.

  • Students must submit application at least 30 calendar days in advance of departure.
  • Students that are competing or presenting at a conference are eligible for up to $1000 and students that are attending/observing a conference are eligible for up to $500.

Eligibility: Student participants must meet the following conditions when applying and during semester of travel:

  • Must be currently enrolled at the University of Texas-Pan American (and will be for the next semester; exceptions for summer semesters).
  • Must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA at institution (transfer GPA not included).
  • Must be in good standing with the university.


For more information, please contact Albert Limon (alimon1@broncs.utpa.ed), Fiscal Committee Chair. Students can also visit the SGA Office in the University Center, Room 218 or call (956) 665-2517.


Application is available on BroncLink, under the Student Government Association forms section.