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.