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 11, 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 11, 2014||August 11, 2014||to||February 11, 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||April 16, 2015||to||June 30, 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.
If you have any additional questions about GSS Travel Funds, please contact the committee chair(s).