Support for Graduate Student Research and Conference Travel

Graduate Student Research Fund

This funding is intended to support Kent State students conducting research on gender equity. 

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 

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


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Conference Travel Fund Request 

This funding is intended to support students looking to enhance their education by attending a conference related to and/or supporting gender equity.  

  • 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.


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