Graduate Student Transportation Grant

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.

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Eligibility

You are eligible if:

Criteria

Award Amount

New for 2018-2019, The Graduate School is collaborating with the College of Arts & Sciences on special one-time travel grants available to graduate students within the College. These grants are made possible by a generous gift from the Kenan Trust to the College to expand the level of support for graduate students.

Travel Destination College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Students All Other Graduate Students
Domestic U.S. $1,400 (transportation costs, registration, accommodation) $400 (transportation costs only)
International (including Hawaii) $3,000 (transportation costs, registration, accommodation) $1,000 (transportation costs only)

How to Apply

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  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