Can part of my award be used for travel expenses? Post author By Greg Goodman (ITS) Post date June 17, 2017 No, the PGF may not be used for travel expenses. However, you may be eligible to apply for the OSCAR Undergraduate Student Travel Fund. ← Can the PGF funds be used for feasibility studies? → Do you have to have a specific major/work under a specific office or college to apply? And, can people outside of Mason apply for funds?