CLAS Graduate Scholarly Development Fund

The CLAS Graduate Scholarly Development Fund provides scholarships to support College graduate student scholarly development for the purposes of 1) presenting (in person or remote) their research or creative work at a meeting of a learned or professional society, 2) travel directly related to the student’s master’s or doctoral research or creative work, and 3) attendance (in person or remote) at a workshop or training for the purposes of professional development appropriate to the student’s chosen field.

This fund, supported by funding from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Office of Graduate Studies, provides scholarships of up to $500 per award. A graduate student is eligible to receive the scholarship up to 2 times during their graduate career.

For more information, please visit https://coga.ku.edu/graduate-student-travel-fund

Award
Varies
Deadline
02/04/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please note this application includes uploads for applications for Research Travel, Conference Presentation Funding, and Workshop/Training Attendance. Please use the appropriate uploaded documents below for the category of funding you are applying for.
  2. For applicants seeking scholarly presentation/virtual conference funding:
    • 1. Please provide a one-page abstract of the research that is being presented in PDF format.
    • 2. Please provide proof of presentation acceptance by the disciplinary or learned society.
  3. For applicants seeking research travel funding:
    • 1. Please provide a one-page abstract of the research to be undertaken during travel in PDF format.
    • 2. Please provide a departmental endorsement of the purpose of the proposed research travel, i.e., verification of its relation to your thesis or doctoral project; this endorsement can come from your academic advisor, DGS, or Chair.
  4. For applicants seeking workshop/training funding:
    • 1. Provide a description of the workshop/training from the training provided
    • 2. Provide a brief explanation of how this training related to your professional development goals.
    • 3. Provide a departmental endorsement of the training/workshop and relevance for your chosen field; this endorsement must come from your academic advisor, DGS, or Chair
  5. ALL APPLICANTS:
    • 1. What is your destination?
    • 2. Travel is For:
    • 3. Departure Date:
    • 4. Return Date:
    • 5. Purpose:
    • 6. Trip's Primary Function:
    • 7. Please provide a itemized cost estimate for this trip. Please include any of the following costs as applicable: All Transportation, Lodging, Per Diem, Registration Fees, Shipping Costs for Exhibitions, Miscellaneous Costs, and the Total Requested.
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