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Professional presentations travel scholarships

The Office of Graduate Studies’s Professional Presentation Travel Scholarship is offered to help defray transportation expenses associated with travel to professional conferences. Eligible expenses include air fare and/or ground transportation only. Award amounts will NOT exceed $400. A graduate student may receive only one travel scholarship (i.e., either for Dissertation Research Travel or Professional Presentation Travel) during their time at MU.

Application Due Date

Awards Announced

2nd Monday in September by 5 PM

first week in October

2nd Monday in March by 5 PM

first week in April

Awardees will be reimbursed once the Office of Graduate Studies receives documentation and travel receipts after the travel has been completed.

All materials must be submitted in a single PDF addressed to the Office of Graduate Studies:  ATTN: Professional Presentation Travel Scholarship,, your graduate advisor, and Director of Graduate Studies in your program.  This single submission will constitute the equivalent of electronic signatures.

Application Link [updated April 20, 2016]