Awards

Graduate Student Senate offers awards to assist graduate with travel, both domestically and internationally, and conducting research. 

*For information regarding COVID-19 updates to the awards, please click on the specific award links below or in the side menu.*

Award Deadlines

Domestic Travel Award

Graduate students may receive one DTA per semester, although preference will be given to new applicants (i.e., those who have not applied in a previous semester in the same academic year). Travel periods are defined on the DTA webpage linked above. For this and more information, follow the above link to find the DTA guidelines.

  • Fall: September 6, 2021
  • Spring: January 31, 2022
  • Summer: May 30, 2022

International Travel Award

Graduate students may receive one ITA per academic year. Travel periods are defined on the ITA webpage linked above. For this and more information, follow the above link to find the ITA guidelines.

  • Spring/Summer: October 18, 2021
  • Summer/Fall: March 14, 2022

Research Award

Graduate students may receive one Research Award per academic year. For more information, follow the above link to find the guidelines.

  • Fall: October 11th, 2021
  • Spring: March 14th, 2022

Special Contingency Award

Graduate students may receive one Special Contingency Award per graduate program. This award is scheduled on a rolling basis (almost) each month based on the Graduate Student Senate Meeting schedule. 

GRADUATE STUDENT SENATE ADDRESS
Kent Student Center
Graduate Student Senate
Student Organization Office 120 L-M
Center for Student Involvement
Kent Student Center - Box 18
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44240