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 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, 2017, you could submit your application to fund travel to this conference for the Nov. 17, Jan. 19, or Mar. 9 application deadlines. Please only apply to cycles in which your conference dates are listed. Applications to cycles for conferences that fall outside of the conference date range will result in a disqualification of the application. 

This deadline is for a conference that starts within this range:
Aug. 31, 2017 March 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2017
October 6, 2017  May 1, 2017 to Oct. 30, 2017
Nov. 17, 2017 July 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2017
Jan. 19, 2018 Sept. 1, 2017 to Feb. 28, 2018
March 9, 2018 Nov. 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018
May 18, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018

GSS Travel Funds are submitted and processed strictly electronically via the University Workflow system. The link is activated all the time, and you can submit your application anytime, however applications will only be considered for conferences that fall within the conference date ranges for the respective cycle (see table above). At the point of each deadline, the committee will review the applications of conference travel. Please read all instructions prior to submitting your application.

The application is OPEN.

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