Graduate Travel Fund Process

Application Process

Before submitting your application, please complete/gather the following files and combine them into a single pdf. These will be uploaded to your application.

  • A two page CV that describes your education, research and teaching, publications, and other significant experience.
  • A program flyer advertising the meeting with its locationand dates.
  • Include your abstract if available. If you do not have an abstract, please add a page explaining why and describe the work you will present.

Once you finish your application, your major professor will receive an email to fill out a Faculty Reference on your behalf. Your application will not be complete until this is received, so be sure to let your professor know as well as submit your application well ahead of the due date!

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Due Dates and Periods Covered

Review Period

Travel Period


1 - Fall Semester

15 August - 15 January

30 Sept

2 - Spring Semester 

15 December - 15 May

14 February

3 - Summer

15 April - 15 September 

1 June




Graduate Travel Committee

Dr. Ziqin Feng (Math/Statistics, Chair)

Dr. Haibo Zou (Geosciences)

Mr. Prosenjit Ray (Chem/BioChem, Grad student) 

Dr. Jianjun Dong (Physics) 

Dr. Daniel Jones (Biological Sciences)