PhD/MFA First Conference Travel Scholarship

The School of Human Ecology Graduate Program is offering travel awards to first-year MFA and PhD graduate students. The purpose of the support is to encourage participation in professional development, scholarly research, and/or creative endeavor and to help cover expenses not covered by other sources. Students may receive a maximum award of $500 for travel to support conference participation in a single academic year—September 1 to August 31.


  • First-year MFA and PhD students

Required Applications Materials

  1. Conference name, date, and location
  2. Total travel cost estimates: registration, travel, lodging, meals, and other expenses
  3. Travel amount requested

Additional Instructions
Students may request up to $500 for conference travel but are encouraged to apply for less support if that is sufficient.

$500 max.
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please download and complete the following application form in Box: Once you have completed the form, upload it in this field.