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 Graduate Student Travel Fund


The Graduate Student Travel Fund (GSTF) supports travel associated with scholarly research and creative activities. Funding for the GSTF has been generously provided by the Financial Affairs Committee of the Associated Students.

Approximately $15,000 is available annually to support graduate student travel. The maximum award is $1,000, unless extenuating circumstances are justified. The funds must be used within the cycle months. Awards for the Fall Cycle must be used within October 1, 2016- January 31, 2017. 

The Graduate Student Travel Fund is available to all degree-seeking SDSU graduate students with an accumulated grade point average of at least 3.0. 

To apply for the 2016 Fall Cycle, applications must be turned in no later than October 1, 2016.

 

Apply for the Fall 2016 Cycle

Criteria For Review

The primary criteria used in evaluating applications for funding are as follows:

     Relevance or merit of professional activity to support student’s research/scholarship in designated major field of study. If attending a conference, the student must be invited to give an oral or poster presentation.  In the case of performance or visual arts the student must be invited to present. 

     Appropriateness of scope and budget

     Contribution to completion of a thesis or dissertation

     Prior awards received from GSTF

Travel for training or study abroad is not eligible for GSTF funding.

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For More GTSF Information

Division of Research Affairs

Gateway Center, 3rd floor

San Diego State University
5250 Campanile Dr.
Mail Code 1933
San Diego, CA 92182

Phone: 619-594-5938
Fax: 619-594-4109
Email: dra@mail.sdsu.edu