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Graduate Student Travel Fund

The CLAS Graduate Student Travel Fund supports College graduate student travel for the purposes of: 1) presenting their research or creative work at a meeting of a learned or professional society, and 2) travel directly related to the student’s master’s or doctoral research or creative work.

For this cycle, due to COVID-19 related restrictions on travel, the fund will provide financial support of up to $500 for:

  1. Approved domestic research travel or,
  2. Remote participation in a conference for the purposes of presenting research

Please note that attendance and/or presentation at in-person conferences is not considered essential travel.

Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellows are ineligible for the CLAS Graduate Student Travel Fund. 

Award information and calls for applications will be sent to all graduate students via email. The application period for Spring funding for approved research travel and virtual conferences between January 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021 has passed. Please visit for more information about open funds and application guidelines. 

Please be aware that permitted travel is limited and must adhere to current University travel policies. Please see the full call for details

If you have any questions, please email Nicole Reiz, Program Manager for Graduate Student and Postdoc Affairs. Thank you.