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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, 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 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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