GSC Travel Grant

GSC Travel Grant

The application for the first GSC Travel Grant of the semester will be active at the following link from August 8, 2022 at 12:00 AM to August 26, 2022 at 5:00 PM:

The GSC Travel Grant can be used towards registration fees, airfare, lodging, food, ground transportation, or other necessities for conference attendance. You must show receipts for all reimbursement purchases. The grant may not be used for alcohol, or anything not strictly related to academic/research-related travel.

Travel Grants are provided at two tiers:

  • Tier 1: 3 grants of $500 (per grant cycle)
  • Tier 2: 10 grants of $250 (per grant cycle)

The deadlines for Travel Grants are as follows:

Fall Semester
Quarter Applications open: Applications due by 5 PM MT on:
1 Monday August 8, 2022 Friday August 26, 2022
2 Monday October 10, 2022 Friday October 28, 2022
Spring Semester
3 Monday January 9, 2023 Friday January 27, 2023
4 Monday March 6, 2023 Friday March 24, 2023 

*Please note, applicants must use granted funds by June 30, 2023, for all grants awarded in the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Evaluation Criteria: The following will be considered when evaluating applications: (1) conference dates (preference for conferences set to occur within four months of the application deadline); (2) reason for conference attendance (presentation versus attending for professional development, for example); (3) conference location (international versus local, for example); (4) potential impact of the conference on the applicant’s professional development, graduate work, department/program/cohort; (5) applicant’s involvement in Graduate Student Council and the greater Colorado State University community; and (6) applicant’s access to additional funding sources. There is no preference given for the type of degree or program of the applicant.