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GRO Travel Grants

The applications for Spring 2014 (and retoractive applications for Fall 2013) are now open.

Fall (July 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013) - Deadline January 31, 2014
Spring (January 1, 2014 - April 30, 2014) - Deadline March 1, 2014
Summer (May 1, 2014 - August 30, 2014) - Deadline July 1, 2014


The  GRO travel grants are to assist graduate students in presenting their work at academic conferences, or to attend academic summer tranining.  Awards are up to $300 in eligible reimbursement.  Eligibility of the applicant is determined by the eligibility of their home department.  A Homewood graduate program is eligible if at least one if its GRO representatives has attended at least 5 of the 10 GRO biweekly General Council meetings immediately prior to the deadline.  Eligible departments for this round of applications are:

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Economics
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • English
  • German and Romance Languages and Literatures
  • History
  • History of Art
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Humanities Center
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Near Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Sociology

You may have your GRO reps contact the GRO secretary if they feel that they have attended the meetings as required and it's reflected incorrectly here.

You may apply for this award towards conferences you participated in, during the period from July 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014.


The online application consists of the Student Application Form



Most of the common questions and situations are answered here.

If you have specific questions that are not addressed in the FAQ, please e-mail us at grotravelgrantsgmailcom