Eligibility for the Spring 2020 Travel Awards

Eligible applicants must:

  1. Be enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at Texas A&M University.
  2. Be in good standing with the University and their academic department.
  3. Have a GPA greater than or equal to 3.00

Eligible Graduate or Professional Student Organizations as of 01/22/2020:

Aerospace Engineering
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications
Animal Science
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Biomedical Engineering
Black Graduate Student Association
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ecosystem Science and Management
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Geology and Geophysics
Health and Kinesiology
Hispanic Studies
Horticultural Sciences
Indian Graduate Students Association
Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
Medical Sciences
Persian Student Association
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy and Humanities
Physics and Astronomy
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Political Science
Poultry Science
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Public Service and Administration
Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
School of Public Health
Soil and Crop Sciences
Teaching, Learning and Culture
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Women in Science and Engineering

The department eligibility rules:

  1. If at least one Senator from that Graduate or Professional Student Organization (GPSO) is present at that Senate meeting, then the entire GPSO is considered present at the Senate meeting.
  2. Before the first Senate meeting of the year only the GPSOs that were eligible in summer the previous year AND have Senators for the next year are considered eligible.
  3. Have already assigned Senators are considered eligible.
  4. If a GPSO is absent for two consecutive Senate meetings, then the GPSO is considered ineligible.
  5. If a GPSO is ineligible, then at least one Senator must attend two consecutive Senate meetings to be eligible.
  6. Committee chairs have the right to decide if Senators have an appropriate engagement in the committee to be marked present for committee meetings.
  7. If no Senator from the GPSO is considered present at the GPSG committee meeting, then the GPSO is automatically considered absent for the entire Senate meeting.