GSS Travel Funds

Important Announcement: starting from September of 2016, GSS Travel Fund Application is incorporated into the University Workflow system with other university fellowships and grants.

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, 2016, you could submit your application to fund travel to this conference for the Nov. 18, Jan. 13, or Mar. 10 application deadlines.

This deadline is for a conference that starts within this range:
Aug. 26, 2016 Mar. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2016
Sept. 30, 2016 May 1, 2016 to Oct. 30, 2016
Nov. 18, 2016 July. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2016
Jan. 13, 2017 Sept. 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017
Mar. 10, 2017 Nov. 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017
May. 19, 2017 Jan. 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017

The application opens one month before the deadline.

GSS Travel Funds are submitted and processed strictly electronically via the University Workflow system. The link is activated all time, and you can submit your application anytime. At the point of each deadline, the committee will review the applications of conference travel within the coverage of that specific period of time. Please read the instructions to determine your eligibility before submitting your application.

The application is OPEN.

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