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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.

The fund will provide financial support of up to $500 for:

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

The fund will provide financial support of up to $800 for:

  1. Approved international research travel or,
  2. Participation in an international conference for the purposes of presenting research

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 ku.academicworks.com 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, Director of Professional Development in the Office of Graduate Studies or Rachel Schwien, Governance Associate. Thank you.