Graduate Studies Travel Fund
The Graduate Studies Travel Fund (GSTF) promotes the scholarly work of graduate students by defraying all or part of the costs of travel for graduate students to present their research at professional meetings and conferences.
Academic Year 2012-13 Anticipated Funding: $4800 total
(Contingent upon funding. Generally, $2,400 is available each spring and fall semester to be awarded among all approved applicants. Individual award amounts vary depending on request.)
November 1, 2012 for travel between July 1 and December 31, 2012
March 15, 2013 for travel between January 1 and June 30, 2013
Current graduate students admitted in full academic standing in UW Oshkosh graduate degree programs; enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate credits applicable to their degree, certificate or GAP program at the time of the travel activity. Any "In Progress" (IP) credits may apply for one semester beyond the semester of initial registration.
Travel activity must be a professional meeting or conference farther than 50 miles from Oshkosh.
Application and Guidelines:
GSTF Guidelines for AY 2012-13
GSTF Application for AY 2012-13
GSTF Evaluation Form
Pocket Traveler's Guide (July 2012)
Applicants must obtain Departmental/Program signatures for applications prior to submitting them to the Office of Graduate Studies.
Funding from University departments or external units will be deducted from the total estimated costs before the amount of the GSTF award is determined. All applicants should apply individually even when more than one person is traveling to the same event. Presenters who are selected to receive awards will receive up to 100% of the total unfunded cost, not to exceed $750.00. The GSTF Review Committee may recommend partial funding for projects.
UW Oshkosh Administrative Services
Travel reimbursements are administered through Financial Services, which is part of the UW Oshkosh Division of Administrative Services. If you have any questions about travel policies and requirements, please visit the Travel Website or email email@example.com.
Note About Airfare:
Beginning August 1, 2012, airfare policy changes include a more reasonable and measurable definition of "lowest available airfare" as non-refundable, coach class. Effective August 1, 2012, the expectation is to compare fares in Concur for individual, domestic airfare before searching for an airfare on another site. Travelers may purchase from another internet site when the same flight is found elsewhere for at least $100 less than Concur. Booking through Concur is preferred. If you have questions about travel regulations or the use of Concur, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orbitz is considered an unauthorized vendor and should be avoided.