Office of Graduate Studies

Travel Grants

The Graduate Student Travel Grant Program is meant to support the efforts of IPFW graduate students who are involved in faculty mentored research projects. To be eligible, a student must have a paper or creative project accepted for presentation at a professional conference or event.

How to Apply

To apply for consideration, students should submit their application, along with the following:

  • Conference acceptance letter/email
  • Conference materials
  • Copy of the student's research paper abstract
  • Detailed budget
  • Email/memo department financial support
  • Email/memo dean financial support

Application and materials should be sent to:
Dr. Carol Sternberger at


Student applications must be received no later than 30 days prior to the date of departure.

The Office of Graduate Studies will provided a maximum of $250 per student, per semester. Awards are made on a reimbursement basis.

Funds are available to support a minimum of five students per year. No more than two students will be supported for travel to a particular conference from a single department or program per year.