Faculty Reference

Faculty reference

Dear Faculty Colleague: We request that you provide a reference for your graduate student applicant for a COSAM Travel Award. We know your time is important, so this form should be simple and quick to complete. Please understand that a quality reference is a great help to your student.

You will receive an email to complete the reference form after your student submits their application. If you do not receive this email, or would like to submit your reference early, you can do so at the link below.

Faculty Reference Form

Late applications cannot be considered.  The faculty reference letter is due at 4:45 pm on the due date listed in the table below.

If you have any questions or issues with the form, please contact the COSAM ADR office at csmadr@auburn.edu.

Thank you for your time.

Due Dates

Review Period

Travel Period


1 - Fall Semester

15 August - 15 January

30 Sept

2 - Spring Semester 

15 December - 15 May

14 February

3 - Summer

15 April - 15 September 

1 June


Graduate Travel Committee

Dr. Ziqin Feng (Math/Statistics, Chair)


Dr. Haibo Zou (Geosciences)


Mr. Prosenjit Ray (Chem/BioChem, Grad student)


Dr. Jianjun Dong (Physics)


Dr. Daniel Jones (Biological Sciences)