Funding for Graduate Student Research and Conferences

The Office of Graduate Studies Will Award Ten $300.00 Small Grants in the 2014 and 2015 Academic Year to Enhance Graduate Student Research

Current graduate students may apply for funds for conference presentation and travel or research (e.g. travel to libraries, purchase of equipment) within the United States.

Funds must be used in the period from fall 2014-summer 2015.

For additional information, contact Matthew Thomas at (898-5738).

Application Process: Submit a one to two-page justification stating how the funds will enhance your research and specifically how they will be spent.  Applications will be accepted throughout the 14-15 Academic Year until the funds are fully disbursed.

State the intent to apply for the Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program in spring 2015 or spring 2016. Information on the Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program may be found at

Include a brief letter of support for your research project or presentation from your graduate advisor.

Submit all materials to Dr. Matthew Thomas at