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PhD Student Travel Programs

Trainee Travel Program

The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences (SGSHS) Trainee Travel Program will provide up to $1,500 per academic year for each full-time PhD trainee who is presenting their research at a conference. Moreover, graduate students who are awarded an individual extramural fellowship grant are also eligible to receive an additional travel stipend of $1,500 to present their research findings at a national meetings.  Please click on the link below to complete a Travel Request.

Travel Request

Professional Skills Travel Program

The Graduate School also supports the Professional Skills Travel Program.  This program provides up to $1,500 per academic calendar year for each full-time PhD graduate student who has passed their Qualifying Exams and has been admitted to Candidacy.  The student will be allowed to attend one workshop, review course, etc. per academic year.  This workshop, review course, etc. cannot be in conjunction with a scientific meeting. 

Prior to completing a Travel Request form for the Professional Skills Travel Program, a student must submit a Professional Skills Travel Program Request Form.  If the form is approved by the Dean of the Graduate School, the student will then complete a Travel Request form with the documentation attached and submit it to the Graduate School.  Please click on the link below to complete a Professional Skills Travel Program Request Form.

Professional Skills Travel Program Request Form