Spring/Summer Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application Deadline:  April 26, 2017 (for conference travel May 11-August 31, 2017)

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Each award will be for $300 domestic and $500 international.

Eligibility:  UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 to be considered.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Early Spring Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application Deadline:  March 29, 2017 (for conference travel April 13-May 10, 2017)

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Each award will be for $300 domestic and $500 international.

Eligibility:  UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 to be considered.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Winter Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2017 (for conference travel February 16-April 12, 2017)

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Each award will be for $300 domestic and $500 international.

Eligibility:  UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 to be considered.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

UW Ilse D. Cirtautas Central Asian Studies Fellowship

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2017

The Cirtautas Fellowship is available for undergraduate or graduate students from any UW program who are studying Central Asia. The award grants $2,000 for travel to Central Asia or to attend a conference such as ASEEES or CESS to present on the region.

This award cannot be combined with a summer FLAS or other major UW summer travel funding. Students may combine the Cirtautas Fellowship with other non-UW summer funding only with approval from the Ellison Center.

For complete information about this opportunity, click here.

Early Winter Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application Deadline:  January 4, 2017 (for conference travel January 19-February 15, 2017)

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Each award will be for $300 domestic and $500 international.

Eligibility:  UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 to be considered.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Summer Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application deadline:   rolling (early) & August 1 (regular), 2016

Applications are now open for the Summer Quarter round of GPSS Travel Grant funding. Eligible conference dates for this round are: July 15 – November 4, 2016

Overview

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Recipients will receive awards up to $300 for domestic conferences and $500 for international conferences.

Eligibility

UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with this application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 to be considered.

Students may apply for this grant up to one term before participating in the conference event, during the term of participation.  Students may not apply for funding if their conference/event will occur before the quarter deadline. Only one application per conference event/presentation is permitted, however. Though students may apply only once per conference event, one may apply many times as they like during their UW student career for different events/presentations. One may only receive GPSS travel funding once every three years (with a maximum of two awards during one’s UW student career).

For more information about this opportunity, including application materials and future funding rounds, see:
http://depts.washington.edu/gpss/services/funding/travel-grants

Spring Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application deadline:   March 28 (early) & April 22 (regular), 2016

Applications are now open for the Spring Quarter round of GPSS Travel Grant funding. Eligible conference dates for this round are: April 9 – August 31, 2016

Overview

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Recipients will receive awards up to $300 for domestic conferences and $500 for international conferences.

Eligibility

UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with this application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 to be considered.

Students may apply for this grant up to one term before participating in the conference event, during the term of participation.  Students may not apply for funding if their conference/event will occur before the quarter deadline. Only one application per conference event/presentation is permitted, however. Though students may apply only once per conference event, one may apply many times as they like during their UW student career for different events/presentations. One may only receive GPSS travel funding once every three years (with a maximum of two awards during one’s UW student career).

For more information about this opportunity, including application materials and future funding rounds, see:
http://depts.washington.edu/gpss/services/funding/travel-grants

Winter Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application deadline:   January 4 (early) & 29 (regular), 2016

Applications are now open for the Winter Quarter round of GPSS Travel Grant funding. Eligible conference dates for this round are: January 16, 2016 – April 29, 2016

Overview

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Recipients will receive awards up to $300 for domestic conferences and $500 for international conferences.

Eligibility

UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with this application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 to be considered.

Students may apply for this grant up to one term before participating in the conference event, during the term of participation.  Students may not apply for funding if their conference/event will occur before the quarter deadline. Only one application per conference event/presentation is permitted, however. Though students may apply only once per conference event, one may apply many times as they like during their UW student career for different events/presentations. One may only receive GPSS travel funding once every three years (with a maximum of two awards during one’s UW student career).

For more information about this opportunity, including application materials and future funding rounds, see:
http://depts.washington.edu/gpss/services/funding/travel-grants

UW Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS) Graduate Student Travel Grants

Application deadline:   November 7, 2015

The Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CSSS) will award a limited number of grants for graduate students working with CSSS affiliated faculty to assist in presenting research and attending workshops or courses.  Under extraordinary circumstances, undergraduate students and postdoctoral researchers may also be supported with an award.  Travel between January 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 is eligible for support.

The purpose of the awards is to support travel that will advance the long-term goals of CSSS:  promoting research in social statistics and quantitative methods in the social sciences, and collaborative research between social scientists and statisticians.  Applications will be evaluated by the CSSS Executive Committee; priority will be given to proposals that demonstrate sophisticated use of statistical methodology and promise to have significant substantive impact.  Among high priority proposals, preference will be given to students for whom other sources of support are not available, and who have not received CSSS funding in the past.  Successful applicants should acknowledge the support of CSSS in the course of any presentations, and may be asked to participate in CSSS poster or presentation sessions subsequent to their travel.   Questions should be directed to csss@uw.edu.

Application

CSSS uses an online application, which can be found at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/lmw5/281814 . The application will include:

1.       Name of Sponsoring Faculty Member (CSSS core or affiliate faculty)

2.       Name, department, and year in program of presenter or participant

3.       Name, location, and dates of meeting or course

4.       Full citation of paper/poster (including all authors)

5.       Availability of other funding sources

6.       Estimated Budget **

7.       A short abstract that explains how the proposed travel contributes to the CSSS mission of advancing research in social statistics and quantitative methods in the social sciences 8. Prior CSSS funding history

You must have a UW NetID in order to access the application.  Upon receipt of the application, your Faculty Sponsor will be notified and asked to verify your submission.

** Fine Print: Funds may be used to cover hotel, airfare and transportation (mileage/taxi) at state contract rates, plus conference registration fees, up to a maximum of $1000.

One month after travel concludes, we require a short report describing how the grant was used and how the funded travel advanced the goals of the recipient and of CSSS. The report should be mailed to CSSS, Box 354320, Attn: Lisa Wormke or emailed to csss@uw.edu

Fall Quarter Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Travel Grants

Application deadline:   October 23, 2015

Applications are now open for the Fall Quarter round of GPSS Travel Grant funding. Eligible conference dates for this round are: November 7, 2015 – February 5, 2016

Overview

In an effort to help improve graduate and professional student life at the University of Washington, the GPSS Travel Grants Program contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for active conference participation in the US and abroad. This is done in an effort to facilitate and promote the intellectual and professional development of graduate and professional students at the University of Washington, but also to encourage mutually beneficial interaction among students and GPSS senators. GPSS travel grants further contribute to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community through the broadening of students’ personal and academic development through exposure to the work of others elsewhere. Students whose conference participation might otherwise be unfunded, have strong academic credentials and are making fair progress towards their respective degrees are encouraged to apply. Recipients will receive awards up to $300 for domestic conferences and $500 for international conferences.

Eligibility

UW (Seattle) graduate and professional students enrolled and in good standing may apply for this travel grant. Active participation (presenting a paper or poster, chairing a session or panel, etc.) at an academic conference is required and proof of acceptance is required with this application. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 to be considered.

Students may apply for this grant up to one term before participating in the conference event, during the term of participation.  Students may not apply for funding if their conference/event will occur before the quarter deadline. Only one application per conference event/presentation is permitted, however. Though students may apply only once per conference event, one may apply many times as they like during their UW student career for different events/presentations. One may only receive GPSS travel funding once every three years (with a maximum of two awards during one’s UW student career).

For more information about this opportunity, including application materials and future funding rounds, see:
http://depts.washington.edu/gpss/services/funding/travel-grants