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CURRENT GRADUATE COLLEGE TRAVEL FUNDING UPDATE - January 2021

While ASU travel restrictions remain in place, the Graduate College will allow students to apply directly for funds to cover registration costs for online/remote conferences and training only which occur from April 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021. Currently accepting applications for April to June events at https://forms.gle/TRtNfYVcjbAPJRLZA.

Pending removal of ASU travel restrictions, we will resume funding in-person events and travel expenses via departmental nomination.


About this Award

Award Details

Students may receive up to $500 per award period for a maximum of twice per fiscal year

Contact

Grad-travel@exchange.asu.edu

Deadlines

Application Deadline

For travel/events during this range

Thursday, September 10, 2020

October 1 - December 31, 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020

 January 1 - March 31, 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021

April 1 - June 30, 2021 

 Monday, May 31, 2021

 July 1 - September 30, 2021

Eligibility

  • Academic Year 2020-2021 - Funding request must be for online/remote conferences, workshops and training only.
  • Applicants must be graduate students enrolled in an on-campus immersion program who are in good standing with their academic unit and the Graduate College. Funding requested must be directly related to the applicant's graduate program of study.
  • Each student may be nominated for each deadline but will be awarded only up to a max of $500 per award period for a total of $1,000 per fiscal year (July - June).
  • Non-permissible or non-reimbursable charges will be the responsibility of the academic unit or non-reimbursable to the applicant.
  • The following are non-permissible expenses: ASU charges or fees (including workshops or courses utilizing ASU student accounts), travel-related expenses or requests for professional certifications will not be considered.

Award Notifications

Applicants will be notified as to the status of their application two to three weeks after the close of the posted deadline. If an applicant does not receive an email notification, it is the applicant’s responsibility to inquire of his or her application status by emailing grad-travel@asu.edu for an update.

How to Submit for Reimbursement or Payment of Expenses

Awardee Responsibilities

It is important that you follow all instructions in the award letter in order to utilize funding.

Expense Reimbursement

If you are seeking reimbursement for a payment that you have already made, please fill out the required form (provided with award letter) and submit to grad-travel@asu.edu with the following:

  • A copy of the award letter
  • Receipt showing proof of payment
  • Documentation of event in pdf format (webpage, brochure, email)
  • You are also required to add a brief statement on the submission form that explains the purpose of the event and how your “attendance” at this event benefits you, ASU, and your research.
  • Reimbursements should be submitted within 2 weeks of receipt of this award.

Direct Payment

If you are requesting the Graduate College make payment on your behalf, please fill out the required form  (provided with award letter) and submit to grad-travel@asu.edu with the following:

  • A copy of the award letter
  • Information needed to make payment (website, registration form, etc.)
  • Documentation of event in pdf format (webpage, brochure, email)
  • You are also required to add a brief statement on the submission form that explains the purpose of the event and how your “attendance” at this event benefits you, ASU, and your research.

 If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate College Business Office via phone at 480-965-5873 or email grad-travel@asu.edu.