UCSB Academic Senate

Doctoral Student Travel Grants FAQs

Doctoral students may receive two in-person travel grants, one of which may be used for international travel. If you received a travel grant for a virtual conference, you will still be eligible to receive up to two grants for in-person conferences.

Upon filing your dissertation, you would be considered finished and therefore unregistered. Applicants must be currently registered graduate students or students on an approved leave of absence.

As our funds are granted on a first-come first-served basis, only complete application packages are accepted.

Applicants must be invited or selected to present a paper, present research, perform or exhibit at a major professional conference or meeting.

In order to qualify for the Doctoral Student Travel Grant, you must submit your application 21 days before your date of travel. Applications submitted after the deadline, or after travel will not be accepted.

Yes, you will still be able to submit your Expense Report. The ten day deadline begins when you return to campus from your trip, not from the date of your conference.

Please work with the financial affairs officer in your department to submit all reimbursement materials through Concur.