The GSS International Travel Award (ITA) is a competitive award that offers a maximum reimbursement of up to $1,500 of approved student-incurred expenses, as determined by the ITA Committee, for travel outside of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The ITA is offered for Fall, Spring, and Summer travel. Full- and part-time graduate students whose departments are in good standing with GSS are eligible for the ITA.
The purpose of this award is to promote the professional and academic development of Kent State Universityâ€™s graduate student population, to support diversity by giving students the opportunity to experience foreign cultures, and to extend Kent State Universityâ€™s recognition on an international level by providing financial assistance for international networking, research, and professional development.
For a complete set guidelines, required application materials and instructions
Once you have downloaded the instructions above and gathered all of the necessary information, click the "International Travel Application" button below to begin the application process.
To download the GSS Funding Form to include in your reimbursement packet, please CLICK HERE.
2013-2014 Academic Year DeadlinesFall - August 19, 2013 by 5:00 PM for travel between August 26, 2013 at 8:00 AM and January 13, 2014 at 7:59 AM.
Resident: This letter pertains to U.S. residents (students) who have received an Award from Graduate Student Senate. For further information, please read this letter once you have received one of our awards.
Non-Resident: This letter pertains to non-resident students who have received an Award from Graduate Student Senate. For further information, please read this letter once you have received one of our awards.
*Please refer to the GSS Bylaws for further clarification into the policies and procedures associated with this Award (Articles V-VIII)*
Please questions regarding the International Travel Award, please contact Symposium Chair, Natalie Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org.