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Travel Awards for Masters Students Presenting at National Meetings


The Graduate School will provide up to $500 to help defray the expenses incurred by a Masters student who attends a national meeting and presents his/her work.  Each award will be divided as follows: Up to $400, depending on the total cost of the meeting, will be applied to help defray the costs of registration, travel, and lodging, and $100 for meeting-related personal expenses of the student (e.g., attending extra-meeting dinners with one’s advisor). No accounting of the personal expenses will be required. 

Eligibility:

  1. The student must be enrolled full-time in one of the Denver campus Masters or PhD programs.

  2. The student must have successfully passed his/her comprehensive exam (if applicable).

  3. The student must have an abstract submitted (and preferably accepted) for presentation at the meeting.

  4. The student must identify what other sources of support will be available to complete the funding required for this trip. Applications from students who have cost-sharing commitments from other academic partners (mentor, program, department, others) will receive preferential consideration.

Application Materials:

  1.  Application Form

  2. Student’s CV

  3. Abstract of the work to be presented at the meeting

  4. If possible, a letter of acceptance from the organization holding the meeting.

Submittal Deadlines:

Applications must be submitted one month before the meeting.  Applications should be submitted to the Dean of the Graduate School by email (barry.shur@ucdenver.edu) or campus mail (Barry Shur, Ph.D., Graduate School, Campus Box C296).