This page is a work in progress and additional details are expected to be added closer to the application deadline.
If flying in to Wichita, participants will be asked to book their flights using a travel agent of WSU, This will eliminate the need for a reimbursement of airfare costs to particpants. Each participant has an allowance upto $600 including reservation charges.
Those coming in using other modes of transportation will be asked to present travel cost related receipts upon arrival for reimbursements. The maximum allowance for travel related expenses is $600 per participant.
Each participant will be provided a furnished single room at the Fairmount Towers. More information about this dormitory can be found here. Fairmount Towers is a short 5-10 minute walk onto the center of campus. Lodging costs are the responsbility of the REU site administrators and particpants will not be billed except for any incidental expenses.
Each participant will be provided with a 9 week dining meal plan on the WSU campus and is the responsibility of the REU site administrator. This will cover 19 meals per week and an additional 50 Shocker dollars to be used over the 9-week period. An additional $20 per week will be added to weekly stipends for additional meals participants may want to have on-campus or off-campus.
Each participant will be provided $500 per week ($4500 for 9 weeks) paid out bi-weekly.
Wichita Transit runs buses through the WSU campus that can be used to reach most locations within the city.
WSU is a ZipCar site, convenient for those wanting to rent cars for short durations.
Transportation to and from the Airport (and WSU) is most convenient using taxis or Uber. Expect to pay between $30-50 one-way.