Travel Grants

Quick Information 

  • The Travel Grant Committee provides funding for graduate and professional students to enhance their professional and developmental goals through attending different activities and events, including conferences, workshops, wet labs, internships, preceptorships, courses, career fairs, etc.
  • Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on in-person conferences and events of FY 2022, the travel grant committee will continue funding both online and in-person professional and career development activities, except internships, preceptorships, and intercampus travels. For receiving reimbursement for these travels, an applicant should be physically present at the travel destination for a considerable period of time.
  • From September 1, 2021, this committee will no longer accept applications through the Zoom Grants platform. Due to the expiration of the contract with this platform, this committee will not be responsible for applications submitted through the Zoom Grants from this date. The substitute platform is known as Coug PresenceThe link of access to each type of application is provided at each travel grant section. 
  • This committee will no longer reimburse flight cancellation fees for travel that is canceled due to the coronavirus.
  • If you have any questions and concerns, please contact the Travel Grant Committee Chair at gpsa.grants@wsu.edu.

How To Apply

1. Choose the type of Travel Grant you want to apply for and read the information inside each quick link.

2. Read the “Travel dates and Application Deadlines” table carefully and find out which travel period you need to submit your application. For more information and examples go to the "Choosing Application Period" quick link.

3. Go to quick links at the “More Information” section to find out about our general policies, required documents, and details on the funding process.

4. Make a new application (at Coug Presence), fill out the forms, and attach the required documents. Submit your applications in a timely manner.

Travel dates and Application Deadlines

Read the table carefully and find out which travel period you need to submit your application. For more information and examples go to the Choosing Application Period.

  Travel Period Application Period
January (Spring 1) January 1, 2021  January 31, 2021 January 2, 2021  February 1, 2021
February (Spring 2) February 1, 2021  February 29, 2021 February 2, 2021  March 1, 2021
March (Spring 3) March 1, 2021  March 31, 2021 March 2, 2021  April 1, 2021
April (Spring 4) April 1, 2021  April 30, 2021 April 2, 2021  May 1, 2021
May (Summer 1) May 1, 2021  May 31, 2021 May 2, 2021  June 1, 2021
June (Summer 2) June 1, 2021  June 30, 2021 June 2, 2021  July 1, 2021
July (Summer 3) July 1, 2021  July 31, 2021 July 2, 2021  August 1, 2021
August (Summer 4) August 1, 2021  August 31, 2021 August 2, 2021  September 1, 2021
September (Fall 1) September 1, 2021  September 30, 2021 September 2, 2021  October 1, 2021
October (Fall 2) October 1, 2021  October 31, 2021 October 2, 2021  November 1, 2021
November (Fall 3) November 1, 2021  November 30, 2021 November 2, 2021  December 1, 2021
December (Fall 4) December 1, 2021  December 31, 2021 December 2, 2021 – January 3, 2022

More Information

General info Eligibility Application Criteria Tips Funding Caps Review Process After the Review Process Alternative Sources of Funding