Graduate Student Conference Funding Instructions

SUU Graduate Studies provides some funding, as a reimbursement, to SUU graduate students for the purpose of building and enhancing their professional knowledge and research. Ideally, a graduate student requesting funding will be engaged in research.

Graduate students may apply for funding at two levels:

  1. A graduate student approved to present at a professional conference may apply to receive reimbursement for up to $650. Students in this category are given preference to the funding where applicable.
  2. A graduate student attending a specific conference related to his/her program of study may apply to receive reimbursement for up to $250.

Instructions

Apply

To apply, before conference travel, fill out the application form and submit it with the appropriate documentation.

For the $250 application, graduate students are asked to submit two items:

  1. Application
  2. List of a few sessions at conference related to student’s program of study

For the $650 application, graduate students are asked to submit three items:

  1. Application
  2. Letter of approval to present at the conference
  3. Some digital copy or artifact of presentation (PowerPoint, graphics, photographs and so forth)

Reimbursement

For reimbursement, after conference travel, submit the following documents to:

Lisa Swanson, Provost Office Accountant: lswanson@suu.edu

  1. Copy of approved application
  2. Proof of conference attendance and/or copy of artifact or presentation (PPT, poster, etc.)
  3. Receipts

Application