Grad Student Travel Funds

Field Research

Field Research Travel Awards 2017

Grants for graduate student travel for research related to the mission of CGRER (see are available for CGRER member's graduate students. Funding for dissertation research travel (field work) is available. Submit a cover page* and a 1- page proposal (11 pt. font) describing the research objective, methodology and how the travel is integral to the research. Also submit a separate 1-page budget of travel costs and justification. Evidence of partial matching funding (e.g., departmental, college, graduate student senate) is required. Application deadline is Friday, May 23rd, 2016; decisions will be announced by June 3rd, 2016. Submit PDF proposals to Be sure to include your e-mail address, mailing address, and contact telephone number with your application materials. Please contact Amy Parker with any questions.

*On the cover page include-

Title of Proposal
Traveler's Name
Campus Mailing Address
Home Mailing Address
Campus Phone
e-mail address
Total amount of travel funds required and amount requested from CGRER
Source and amount of matching funding



CGRER Graduate Student Travel Awards - Conferences

Graduate Student Travel Funds for Presenting and Attending Meetings and Conferences

CGRER is pleased to announce CGRER-Graduate Student Travel Awards-Conferences. These funds are available to support graduate students travel to present and attend meetings and conferences in their field of study. All CGRER member's graduate students working in the areas of global change and environmental sciences are qualified to apply.

The following criteria will be used in deciding awardees:

  1. - The student must be in good standing with the Graduate College and their program of study. This will require a signature from the graduate student’s primary advisor. The application will not be considered without this signature.
  2. - Student must be presenting at the meeting (oral or poster presentation).
  3. - Although all CGRER member’s students are eligible to apply, if there are more applications than funds, preference will be given to students who have not attended a meeting before and who are near completion of their degree. A maximum of two students per research group will receive travel funds.
  4. - If there are more applications than funds, preference will be given to students who have not received prior travel support from CGRER.


Please submit applications to: Amy Parker, CGRER, 424 Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratory. If you have any questions please contact Professor Charles Stanier by e-mail or phone 335-1399.

Applications will be evaluated twice a year January 15 and July 15. Students will be notified of the outcome of their application within 10 days of the deadline.

Microsoft Office document iconGraduate student conference travel application2017.doc