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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 10, 2015, you could submit your application to fund travel to this conference for the Nov. 5, Jan. 14, or Mar. 3  application deadlines.


This deadline is for a conference that starts within this range:
Sept. 3, 2015 May 1, 2015  to Oct. 31, 2015
Nov. 5, 2015 July 1, 2015  to Dec. 31, 2015
Jan. 14, 2016 Sept. 1, 2015  to Feb. 29, 2015
Mar. 3, 2016 Nov. 1, 2015  to Apr. 30, 2016
May 5, 2016 Jan. 1, 2016  to June 30, 2016

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.

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

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