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GRO Travel Grants

Applications for Fall 2014 (and retroactive applications for Spring and Summer 2014) are now open

See student application form for funding round dates and deadlines

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.

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