UMGSA Conference Grant

Conference Grants are available for graduate students attending or presenting at conferences.  The award amount varies depending on the location of the conference and whether the applicant was attending or presenting.  Applications are available online only.  Applications are submitted after a student has attended a conference, and can be accepted up to four months after the conference date.

Please read about the procedures and policies relating to conference grants before completing your application.

The Travel Grant Application form and Travel Expenses form (filled out electronically) are both required to complete your application, along with all supporting documents.

You application will be reviewed at the monthly Finance Committee meeting.  Please submit your applications at least two business days prior to allow for proper processing.  The meetings will be held on the following dates for the 2017-2018 academic year:

  • June 14, 2017
  • August 10, 2017
  • September 12, 2017
  • October 10, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • December 13, 2017
  • January 9, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • March 13, 2018
  • April 17, 2018 (Last meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year)

Please allow 5 business days after the scheduled Finance Committee meeting to be notified of the Committee’s decision, but feel free to call the UMGSA office anytime at (204) 474-9181 if you would like to know the status of your application.