Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 530-898-6880

Funding for Graduate Student Research and Conferences

The Office of Graduate Studies Will Have A Limited Number of Small Funds for 2015/2016

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 2015 to summer 2016.

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 fall 15-spring 16 academic year until the funds are fully disbursed.
  • Include a brief letter of support for your research project or presentation from your graduate advisor.
  • State the intent to apply for the Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program in spring 2016 or spring 2017. Information on the Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program may be found at
  • Submit all materials to Dr. Matthew Thomas at