Graduate Student Travel Grants
All graduate students at any stage in the program with any temporal, geographic, or thematic concentration are eligible to apply for Graduate Student Travel Grants to cover costs associated with research, conference travel, or professional training.

DEADLINES:

Applications for research and conference travel are due once per semester. For the fall semester, applications are due the first Friday in September. For the spring and summer semesters, applications are due the first Friday in February. Awards must be used in the semester in which they are awarded, or else the funding is forfeited.

AVAILABLE FUNDING:

Conference Funding: Students can apply for support for one conference each year. Domestic conferences are capped at $600, while international conference travel is capped at $900.

Research Funding: Students can apply for support for multiple research trips; you must submit a separate application for each trip. Support is capped at $1500 for domestic travel, and at $2500 for international travel.

Training Funding: You may request funding to cover professional training in addition to or instead of research funding. Training funding will be capped at $1500.

Overall support is capped at $3100 per year per student.

REQUIREMENTS:

- You must submit a Travel Authority form at least TWO WEEKS before domestic travel and at least FOUR WEEKS before international travel.
- You must submit receipts within 45 days of completing travel, or by the beginning of the following semester, whichever comes first.
- If you do not complete travel within the semester you received the award, the award will be forfeited.

Please inform the Graduate Student Travel Committee as soon as possible if you decide to cancel your trip.

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UGA Email Address *
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Travel Destination *
City, State, Country
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Travel Start Date *
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Travel End Date *
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Narrative Explanation of Request *
In 1000 words or less, explain how you plan to use the funds requested, and how the proposed travel, research, or training relates to your overall project. If applicable, please highlight connections to the Civil War Era, Global South, or Southern Studies.
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Detailed Budget *
Provide details on planned expenditures, including specific amounts spent on transportation, lodging, meals, and other expenses. Refer to federal per diem rates.
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Your Year in Program *
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Degree Program *
Name of Thesis Advisor *
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Your Geographical Specialization *
What area(s) of the world do you study?
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Your Time Period of Specialization *
What time period(s) do you study?
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Travel, Research, or Training Request? *
Are you requesting funds for conference travel, research travel, or training?
Other sources of funding applied for
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Amount Requested *
How much money are you requesting?
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