Travel Funding for Graduate Students

The Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, which was managed by the Office of Graduate Studies and funded by KU Student Senate, has been retired and this funding has been distributed to the College and Schools. Please review the information below to learn more about the funds available in each School and the College to support student travel to present research and creative works at scholarly and professional associations.

Travel Funding by School/College

Please visit the Graduate Scholarly Development Fund page for application information and guidelines, timelines, and instructions for the award processes.

Staff Contact
Rachel Decorie
Governance, Awards, and Orientation Coordinator
104 F Strong Hall
1450 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KC 66045
Email: rdecorie@ku.edu

Staff Contact
Jim Hammen
Business Manager
1520 W. 15th St
Lawrence KS 66045-7605
Email: jhammen@ku.edu

Information regarding travel and research funding is sent directly via email to graduate students. 

Staff Contact
Charly Edmonds
Director, Doctoral Program
1654 Naismith Drive
1193 Capitol Federal Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
Email: cedmonds@ku.edu

Please visit this page to learn about the graduate travel and research support guidelines in the School of Education and Human Sciences.

Staff Contact
Lisa Wolf-Wendel
Associate Dean
1122 West Campus Rd 
214C Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
Email: lwolf@ku.edu

Please visit the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Award page to learn about eligibility requirements, application information and award processing. 

Staff Contact
Heather Abernathy
Business Manager
1520 W. 15th St
Lawrence KS 66045-7605
Email: habernathy@ku.edu 

Please use the Travel Request Form to apply for travel funding in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Staff Contact
Jessica Brown 
Director of Finance and Planning
Stauffer-Flint Hall 
1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045
Email: jessicabrown@ku.edu

Please visit this page to learn about scholarships and resources available for graduate students at the School of Music. Applications for the Graduate Student Travel Award can be submitted here.

Staff Contact
Anna Paradis
Graduate Student Services Coordinator
446 Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045
Email: musicgrad@ku.edu 

Please visit the KU Pharmacy Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Award page to learn about eligibility requirements, application information and award processing. 

Staff Contact
Patti Steffan
Administrative Associate
Room 2001-C
2010 Becker Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047
Email: psteffan@ku.edu

Please visit this page to learn about scholarships and resources available for graduate students at the School of Social Welfare. In addition, this page includes information about eligibility requirements, application information and award processing for Graduate Student Travel Funding. Additional information about this fund can be viewed in the Request for Travel Authorization

Staff Contact
Elenor Crangle
Business Director
Room 212, Twente Hall
1545 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045
Email: ecrangle@ku.edu