Funding Opportunities

Tripke Travel Grant

The Tripke Travel Grant is a merit-based award to support graduate students for experiential travel furthering their studies or research outside of regular conference attendance. ASU Colleges nominate recipients based on outstanding academic achievement, contributions to their Department, School, or College, and travel purpose.

ASU Colleges have the opportunity to nominate students on a rotating basis, as outlined below. Students cannot apply directly for this grant.

About this award

Award Details

  • $2,000 award to recipient's ASU student account for spring semester support
  • Three to six students will receive this award each academic year
  • Colleges are eligible for this award based on the following rotating schedule:

Spring 2022 CollegesCollege of Health Solutions, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering, The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Spring 2023 Colleges: Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, W.P. Carey School of Business

Spring 2024 Colleges: College of Global Futures, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Terms of Award

  • Recipients may only receive this grant once per degree program.
  • Recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate-level credits in a campus-immersion program of the College that nominated them during the term awarded (Spring).
  • Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Award only applicable for the period of nomination and is not transferrable to another semester.



Academic Year 2021-2022:    November 30, 2021

Academic Year 2022-2023:    November 18, 2022

Academic Year 2023-2024:    November 15, 2023

Note: Submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. local time.


The nominee must:

  1. Be a regularly admitted graduate student who has completed at least one semester of their campus-immersion graduate program at the time in which the award would be received (spring)
  2. Be in good academic standing
  3. Provide complete and detailed information to the department for submission

Submission Procedures

Nominee selection should be based on all of the following:

  • outstanding academic merit
  • contributions to their department/school/College
  • planned experiential travel furthering their studies or research (intended as non-conference travel)

To nominate a student, the Colleges’ graduate office or Dean’s designee submits a complete nomination packet electronically to Electronic nomination packet includes:

  1. Completed Tripke Travel Grant Nomination Form (emailed to eligible Colleges each academic year)
  2. Resume/CV identifying academic accomplishments including, but not limited to GPA, test scores, publications, exhibitions, presentations, contributions to the academic community (i.e., teaching awards or other recommendations, substantial service activities)
  3. Copy of the student’s unofficial ASU transcript
  4. If applicable, documentation of travel purpose (i.e., acceptance for case competition, invitation for research internship, etc.)

When submitting the documents, please type the name of the award, the student’s last name, and the College in the subject line heading. For example, "Tripke Travel Grant – Jones, Watts College"

After all documents have been submitted, the Graduate College will confirm receipt via email. Once awardees have been selected, the department will be notified by email.

Additional Information


Each fellow is personally responsible for individual taxes related to this award. Additional information regarding tax issues related to awards can be found on the tax considerations webpage. Specific questions should be directed to a tax advisor or contact the ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.


An "overaward" is when a student's need-based awards exceed their financial need, or the total of the awards exceeds the cost of attendance. If a student has been over awarded, federal regulations require ASU to adjust their awards which may result in a reduction in awards or a bill. Need-based aid includes grants, scholarships, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loans, and outside resources (i.e., faculty/staff tuition benefits, scholarships, stipends, etc.). Non-need-based aid includes unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Graduate PLUS Loans, and Private Education Loans. Questions regarding overawards should be directed to the ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.