Domestic Travel Support Policy

The Domestic Travel Support Policy is applicable to the Principal Investigator and Senior Personnel listed in SC EPSCoR funded projects.

Meal Allowance

The daily per diem rate is $25.00 per day for in-state travel and $32.00 per day for out-of-state travel. The details are listed below:

Time of Departure Time of Return Meal In-State Out of State
Before 6:30 am After 11 am Breakfast $ 6.00 $ 7.00
Before 11 am After 1:30 pm Lunch $ 7.00 $ 9.00
Before 5:15 pm After 8:30 pm Dinner $ 12.00 $ 16.00

Mileage Reimbursement

  • $0.505 per mile
  • To receive reimbursement, travel must be at least 10 miles one way from home or business. (Minimum of 20 miles roundtrip)
  • Purpose of trip must be indicated in reimbursement request and must relate to the current project.


  • Lodging will be reimbursed at actual cost up to $200.00 per night including hotel room and taxes


  • Parking fees, Tolls, Taxi, Uber, and Lyft are allowable costs
  • Rental cars should be used only when other means of transportation are not conveniently available or are more expensive
  • Flights must be economy class

SC EPSCoR Contact

Denise White
Financial Manger
(803) 343-5301