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27May2015

ARTsySTEM: The Changing Climates of the Arts and Sciences

This exhibits showcases works of art that share a…

27May2015

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States

This exhibit showcases, for the first time, the…

27May2015

Utah Wilderness 50 Photographic Exhibition

This exhibit features 50 photographs that were selected…

01Jun2015

New Student Orientation: SOAR

New Student Orientation for new incoming students and…

02Jun2015

New Student Orientation: SOAR

New Student Orientation for new incoming students and…

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Graduate Award Information

Information for the following awards is found below:


Travel Awards

The old GSS Graduate Student Professional Conference Awards have been phased out. They have been replaced by the RGS Graduate Student Travel Awards and are now handled by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. More information on requirements, eligibility, and the amount of remaining funds can be found at: http://research.usu.edu/rgsgradtravelawards/

Total money available: $50,000
Amount of each award: $200 - $400 depending on criteria and matching funds
Application: http://research.usu.edu/rgsgradtravelawards/htm/apply
Note: Awards are given out on a first-come-first serve basis until the money dedicated to that semester runs out.

Graduate Research and Project Grants

The purpose of this award to provide funding to help exceptional projects and research. While we will take the financial need of the applicants into account, this award will be primarily merit-based and will be awarded to the projects that show the most potential for original research and broader impacts.

Total money available: $12,000
Amount of each award: Up to $1,000
Number of awards given out: At least 12
Applications due: February 27, 2015 by 11:50pm, must be emailed to usugradawards@gmail.com
Application: Click here to download application [pdf]

Graduate Enhancement Awards

The purpose of this award is to support outstanding graduate students at USU who have consistently shown a track record of excellence. This year, we have redone the application in order to make the award merit-based, as it has historically been need-based. Please see the FAQ for more information.

Total money available: $80,000
Amount of each award: $4,000
Number of awards given out: 20
Applications due: March 20, 2015 by 11:59pm, must be emailed to usugradawards@gmail.com
Application: Click here to download application [pdf]
FAQ: Read the FAQ [pdf]

USU Libraries Program to Support Open-Access Publishing

This is a program run by the library that funds graduate student and faculty publications in open access journals. It grants up to $1,500 to cover journal processing fees as long as matching funds are provided. Awards are given out on a first come first serve basis. For more information, visit: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/oadc/6/