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 fall 2021 or spring or early summer 2022 periods (1 July 2021 – 30 Jun 2022), please submit the following materials to Rachel Weiss by: November 1, 2021.
- Current CV
- Document that include 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.
Haiyan Wei can also respond to any question you may have in regard to these policies.
NOTE: If you are planning to present a paper and have submitted an abstract, you should file a request by November 1, 2021, even if you don’t know the result of the abstract review. The department will announce the competition again for the next academic year at the start of the spring semester.