The Practica Travel Stipend is available to social sciences undergraduate students who are participating in an off-campus practicum and who need assistance in paying for their transportation to and from the host location. Support is for students enrolled in MDHM 402 - HHASS Medical Humanities Practicum I, PLST 401 - LJSS Legal Practicum, SOSC 444- Consulting Practicum, or SOSC 445 - Finance & Banking Practicum.Â
Students who receive the travel stipend are responsible for budgeting their time and funding for the entirety of the semester. Additional requests for funding submitted after the deadline will only be considered with an appropriate justification and receipt evidence demonstrating need.
Location: Practicum sites that are within walking distance of the Houston MetroRail, the Rice Bus, or the UTHealth Bus are NOT eligible
Must be a social sciences undergraduate students enrolled in MDHM 402, PLST 401, SOSC 444, or SOSC 445
Support levels are based on distance from Rice University to the practicum site.
1 to 5 miles = $100 stipend
5 to 10 miles = $150 stipend
10 to 20 miles = $200 stipend
20+ miles = $250 stipend
For Spring 2019, students must submit the Practica Travel Stipend Request Form on or before February 1, 2019 to be eligible. Click here to download the form.
All stipends will be paid by direct deposit or by check and sent to students in campus mail.