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Graduate Student Knowledgebase

Graduate Student Opportunities

Conference Travel Grants

Graduate Student Reading Groups

Graduate Student Retreats

The Graduate Student Knowledgebase offers Conference Travel Grants designed to recognize student achievement and to foster ongoing student research at the highest levels. Designed to support travel expenses for graduate students to attend and present their research at an academic conferences, this travel grant is accepting applications year-round. A member of the Graduate Student Knowledgebase is eligible to apply once per year. This program is funded by the Assyrian Studies Association.

Updated: December 2022

Fiscal Year 2023 Applications Are Open

Travel Grants support domestic and international travel to conferences in addition to virtual conferences and meetings of recognized scholarly conferences for the purpose of presenting results of original research. Before applying, check the eligibility section below.

Graduate Student Knowledgebase members may apply and be awarded up to one conference travel grant per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). Applications must be received by September 31, 2023 (no exceptions):

  • domestic (United States, Canada, and Mexico) up to $250

  • international up to $450

To avoid processing delays, please review the Conference Travel Grant Guidelines before submitting an application.

Conference Travel Grant Form

Submit Completed Conference Travel Grant Form directly to

  • Graduate Student Knowledgebase member.

  • Graduate student enrolled in either a master's, doctoral, medical, or law program.

  • Must be in good standing within your program.

  • Present your own original work (as a poster or talk) at the conference you are applying for travel funding.

  • Proof of acceptance to the conference (email invitation mentioning your acceptance and presentation).

Important Information

Travel During COVID-19 Pandemic

Please refer to the resources below for information regarding traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Visit the CDC website to learn more about COVID-19 symptoms, steps to protect yourself and other resources.

  • U.S. Department of State: Visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs website for all guidance regarding travel and restrictions and upcoming guidance related to COVID-19 for exchange visitors. 

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Visit to learn about arrival restrictions and where flights from specified countries are being redirected to due to COVID-19.

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