The department has a modest amount of funds available to support graduate students’ participation in academic conferences. If you have delivered a paper at a conference or are planning to do so during the late summer or fall 2022 periods (July 1 – December 31, 2022), please submit the following materials to Rachel Weiss by: Friday, November 4, 2022.
- Current CV
- Document that includes the following information:
– Name of your advisor(s) – your advisor will be contacted by the selection committee for his/her endorsement
– Conference name and dates
– Title and abstract of your paper
– Brief statement about why this conference presentation is important to you at this time
Itemized estimate of costs (airfare, lodging, conference fee, etc.)
– Note on other sources of funding secured or applied for (if applicable)
The amount that the department can offer will vary depending on the number of applications. If you are a dissertator, you should also consider submitting an application to the Graduate School’s Conference Presentation Funds.
Travel expenses that may be reimbursed through this award must adhere to university travel and accounting policies. All lodging must be reserved through the Concur online system, directly with an Agent at Travel, Inc., by booking directly with the lodging facility, or by booking through Airbnb. Use of other third-party booking sites (e.g. VRBO, Hotels.com, Travelocity) is prohibited. If you have any questions regarding travel and accounting policies, please reference UW Business Services Travel information.
Tracy Deavers can also respond to any question you may have regarding these policies.
If you are planning to present a paper and have submitted an abstract, you should file a request, even if you don’t know the result of the abstract review. The department will announce the competition again for the spring or early summer periods (January 1 – June 30) at the start of the spring semester.