Graduate Student Transportation Grant

Due to the rapidly changing dynamic associated with COVID-19 and related travel restrictions, The Graduate School has temporarily suspended applications for the Transportation Grant. The Graduate School looks forward to re-opening this application as soon as possible when there is more stability and clarity regarding travel.

The Graduate Student Transportation Grant assists graduate students with travel costs to a regional, national, or international academic conference or professional society meeting for the purpose of presenting their research.

Eligibility

You are eligible if:

Criteria

Award Amount

Travel Destination Maximum reimbursement amount
Domestic U.S. $400 (transportation costs only)
International (including Hawaii) $1,000 (transportation costs only)

How to Apply

  1. The Graduate School considers applications on a rolling basis, dependent of availability of funds.
  2. You must submit your materials to The Graduate School Award Online Application System. With your application, you must submit the following:
    1. Proof of presentation at conference (invitation to present/copy of presentation schedule)
    2. Proof of cost: online quotes/estimates if the request is for planned travel; or receipts if the request is for prior travel.
  3. You and your program will be notified of the decision and next steps via email.

Contact Us

Graduate School Fellowships Office
gradfunding@unc.edu