The Graduate Student Council (GSC), in collaboration with Claremont Graduate University (CGU), allocates money annually for Graduate Student Travel Awards to support students’ academic and professional development. The Graduate Student Council acknowledged that students are increasingly incurring more costs for their research, projects and presentations.
The Travel Awards Program aims to support and encourage academic excellence beyond CGU's campus and to offer students opportunities to gain professional experience in their field by subsidizing travel costs for as many students as possible. The Material Awards Program aims to support and encourage academic excellence by providing students with reimbursement for material costs related to their academic endeavors.
There are two application periods for CGU Travel Awards.
For guidelines explaining the types, award values, scoring, and more click here.
FALL 2014 TRAVEL AWARDS
Qualifying Period: Events between March 16, 2014 - October 14, 2014
Information & Writing Sessions: Monday, September 22, 2014 in Burkle 16
Applications Open for Submission: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Application Deadline: Friday, November 3, 2014 at 11:59pm
SPRING 2015 TRAVEL AWARDS
Qualifying Period: Events between October 15, 2014 & March 10, 2015
Applications Open for Submission: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Application Deadline: Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 11:59 PM
Writing Center Travel Award Workshops:
Friday February 6, 12-2pm @ Stauffer 110
Wednesday February 11, 5-7pm @ Student Success Center
Click here to download Travel and Material Award Application
Once you have completed the application, please email your application to Treasurer.GSC@cgu.edu. In the subject line, please list "GSC Travel or Material Award Application_Category 1/2/3/Material_First Name Last Name". Attach your completed application to the email.
If you are applying for all 3 travel awards categories as well as the material award, please attach all four applications onto one email. Label each application file accordingly. For travel awards, label the file according to its category: "Category 1, 2, or 3." For the material award application file, label the file "Material."
Student Reviewers Needed
Each essay is read independently by three CGU students. Reviewers will not have access to or review essays from their department, and if applying for a travel and/or material award, essays in their same award category. To volunteer as a reviewer or to receive more information, email GSC by Friday, March 22, 2015.