Support for Graduate Student Research and Conference Travel

Graduate Student Research Fund

This funding is intended to support individuals conducting research on women’s issues at Kent State University. 

Eligibility Requirements: 

You must be: 

  • Enrolled and in good standing in a Masters or Doctoral degree program at Kent State University. 

  • Conducting research on an issue pertinent to women’s rights, health, or status. 

Award amount: $500-$1,500 (non-renewable) 

Please Note: As a condition of the scholarship, you must agree to share the results of the research project with the Women’s Center. 


Apply Here! 


Undergraduate Conference Travel Fund Request 

This funding is intended to support women-identifying students looking to enhance their education by attending a conference as an undergraduate student.  

  • Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis.

  • Students can apply for funding for no more than one conference within an academic year.

  •  The student agrees to share resources gathered from opportunity through a follow-up reflection survey.  

  •  Support will range between $50 - $250 contingent on the availability of funds and the role of the conference.


Apply Here! 

**Applications for graduate student research and undergraduate conference travel fund will be reviewed monthly on the dates below.  Please allow 72 hours for a response. **

September 4th

October 1st

November 5th

December 3rd 

January 7th 

February 4th 

March 3rd 

April 7th 

May 5th