Travel Awards Application

Applications for the Graduate and Professional Student Government’s Spring 2019 Travel Awards are open for professional travel during the period between March 1st, 2020 and May 31st, 2020. Find more details on the information page.

In the meantime, please check with the rubric (click here) to make sure you have everything ready.

Application Opens: Thursday, November 14th at 12:00AM

Application Closes: Saturday, February 1st at 11:59PM

Email: m4liao@tamu.edu
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GPSG Travel Awards Application (2019 - 2020)

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  • Type I awards are available to applicants participating as a commentator, panel chair, and/or presenter of at least one of the following: paper, poster, workshop, recital, case competition display, and/or work of art or design.

    Type II awards are available to applicants who are a co-author/co-creator of the paper, poster, workshop, recital, case competition display, and/or work of art or design but are not presenting; are attending a professional committee as an officer (applicants need to provide additional proof of membership on committee); and/or traveling to another institution for education or training pertaining to applicant's research or degree.

    Type III awards are available to applicants who are attending a conference related to their field but not presenting research; are attending a career fair; and/or are attending an audition.
  • Event Information

  • Please enter the conference, workshop, you are traveling for.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Required Document

    It is strongly encouraged that you review the information packet that can be found here as well as the rubric that can be found here. The best abstract and personal statement from the last cycle is also there for your reference.

    Many of the past awardees have rewritten their abstract for a more general audience. Please consider doing the same to increase your chances of receiving the award.

    The required documents are:
    a. Anonymous Abstract (300 words max) filled in the application form
    b. Anonymous Personal Statement (500 words max) filled in the application form
    c. Resume or CV uploaded on the application form.

    In the abstract and personal statement, please do NOT include:
    1. Applicant's name.
    2. Laboratory, Center, or Institute’s name.
    3. Mentor, principal investigator, and/or faculty advisor’s name and/or title.
    If any of the information above is not met, the application will not be considered.

    Once again, please refer to the rubric here
  • Please Do NOT include Laboratory, Center, or Institute’s name, mentor, principal investigator, and/or faculty advisor’s name and/or title. If any of the information above is not met, the application will not be considered. It is highly recommended to save the abstract in a Word document. The word count should be less than 300 words.
  • Please Do NOT include Laboratory, Center, or Institute’s name, mentor, principal investigator, and/or faculty advisor’s name and/or title. If any of the information above is not met, the application will not be considered. It is highly recommended to save the personal statement in a Word document. The word count should be less than 500 words.
  • Reference Information

    Your reference must be one of a professional nature that has clear relevance to your graduate or professional career. Once your application has been submitted, your reference will receive an email with the reference form. Please have them complete the form as soon as possible.

    The reference form must be completed before the due date.
  • Committee Education & Training

    Unless indicated otherwise, the abstract and personal statement will be made anonymous, and kept within the committee for educational purposes. This ensures the reviews remain consistent throughout the cycles. Please only check the box below if you DO NOT want to support the review process.