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GSS Travel Funds

GSS provides travel funding assistance to graduate students who present their research at conferences, meetings, symposia and similar professional or academic gatherings. The funds are provided by the Graduate College and allocated by the Travel Funds Committee to deserving applications at multiple deadlines throughout each fiscal year. GSS Travel Funds are awarded for travel to both domestic and international conferences.

The table below lists each GSS Travel Funds deadlines (all are Thursdays and all applications are due by 11:59PM) with each deadline's eligible conference date range. For example, if you have been accepted to present at a conference that starts on November 1, 2014, you could submit your application to fund travel to this conference for the September 18, Nov 13, and/or Jan 22 application deadlines.


This deadline is for a conference that starts within this range:
July 17, 2014 July 1, 2014  to October 17, 2014
Sept 18, 2014 July 1, 2014  to December 18, 2014
Nov 13, 2014 August 13, 2014  to February 13, 2015
Jan 22, 2015 October 22, 2014  to April 22, 2015
March 26, 2015 December 26, 2014  to June 26, 2015
May 21, 2015 February 21, 2015  to June 30, 2015
July 16*, 2015 July 1, 2015  to Oct 16, 2015

 (*July 16, 2015 is the first cycle of the 2015-2016 fiscal year.)

The application opens one month before the deadline.

GSS Travel Funds are submitted and processed strictly electronically via the GSS Electronic Travel Funding Application. Please read the instructions to determine your eligibility before submitting your application. 

The application is closed.
Please read the instructions and application tips! 

If you have any additional questions about GSS Travel Funds, please contact the committee chair(s).

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