Graduate College Travel Grants


The Graduate College, in conjunction with Graduate and Professional Student Council, awards travel grants for graduate and professional students who are attending or presenting research at academic or professional conferences. (In cases where an applicant will not be making a presentation, the student statement and the faculty letter of recommendation, included in the travel grant application, should explicitly explain the importance of attendance for the student’s professional development.) 

Please submit all correspondence concerning the Travel Grant Program to . Email is preferred over phone calls. 

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at the U of A. Applicants must be in good academic standing. Applications must be complete and in the format specified to be considered. 

Funding Source

University of Arizona Graduate College

How to Apply

Application online here.

Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Arizona time on the deadline date. In the event that a given deadline does not fall on a business day, applications must be submitted by 5 p.m.Arizona time of the first business day following the application deadline. Aside from the preceding exception, there are no deadline extensions, and late applications will not be considered. 

See GPSC website for travel requirements.


September 1, November 1, January 1, March 1, May 1, and July 1

Award amounts & Award process

Range of support: Awards are contingent upon the availability of funds and the number of applications received. The evaluation committee will award up to $500.00 per student, even though the cost of attending the conference may exceed that amount. A maximum of three nights hotel stay and four days per diem will be covered. 

See GPSC website for more information on the award process.