The following expenses are considered reimbursable in accordance with the West Virginia First STEP-Next STEP program guidelines. Complete each box based on your estimation of total costs for each applicable activity.
Airfare- Economy-class in accordance with the Fly America Act only. In general this means that flights must be booked through U.S. carriers. Cabin and seating upgrades are not eligible for reimbursement. If upgrading, applicants must turn in main cabin pricing for the same travel itinerary on the date of purchase.
Lodging and Meals and Incidentals rates- Use the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. General Services Administration per diems rates for the cities you plan to visit. Meals and Incidentals per diems are calculated at 75% for the first and last days of travel. Use the city where you find yourself at 12 am for the previous day’s per diem. If you are on a plane, use the city of destination.
For foreign per diem rates by location visit: https://aoprals.state.gov/web920/per_diem.asp
For domestic per diem rates by location visit: https://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/104877
Local travel costs (50 mile radius) are not eligible for reimbursement