**In the 2014-2015 funding cycle, the GSA Travel Fund will only be accepting applications through the end of the fall quarter (December 12th, 2014). Please see the Graduate Council Travel Grant website for another way to subsidize your conference travel**
This award supports travel costs for doctoral students presenting at professional academic conferences. The maximum amount given for domestic travel is $500; the maximum amount given for overseas travel is $750.
Note: Students should apply for departmental and/or divisional funds (i.e., Lichtstern for Anthropology students) for transportation expenses at the same time as applying for the GSA Travel Fund. Departmental/divisional applications should be submitted directly to the appropriate department/division, and the GSA Travel Fund application (including faculty statements of support) should be submitted directly to Graduate Student Affairs, c/o Jessica Smith, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in Levi Hall (Admin Building) room 222. Please be mindful of individual application deadlines.
Complete applications must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the dates during which the award will be used. In order to be considered for the award, a student must submit a fully completed application, including:
Fellowship recipients will receive funds as a reimbursement after travel has occurred and must submit receipt copies documenting expenses. Food receipts are unnecessary as a per diem of $25 is automatically given.
*Note that PDF versions must be opened in Adobe Reader in order to be filled in electronically.
Please direct questions to Jessica Smith. Applications and Faculty Adviser Statement of Support can be submitted via email, fax, or mail to:
Graduate Student Affairs
5801 South Ellis Avenue, Room 222
Chicago, IL 60637