Graduate Student Funding
Through the university there are several travel assistance programs to help students present research outside of the Norman area and to present research at professional meetings.
- In general, plan a semester in advance from the travel time period in order to increase one's probability for securing funding
- Applying early is the key. For example, For the spring 2014 semester, GSS and CAS are out of funding
- Travel funds need to be reimbursed within 120 days otherwise funds may be considered taxable
- Requests for departmental support go through the Graduate Liason, Dr. Snyder
Robberson Travel and Research Grants. Robberson grants provide financial assistance to outstanding students who are in the early phases of a research project that is leading towards a significant product of creative activity or who are presenting their research at professional conferences. Such activities include the dissertation or thesis research, publications, and/or national exhibitions/ performances.
Eddie Carol Smith Scholarship. The Eddie Carol Smith Scholarship is a one-year award that will go to a graduate student whose research/capstone project either opens a new area of scholarly endeavor or significantly expands an existing area of scholarly endeavor.
T. H. Lee Williams International Travel Scholarship. The T.H. Lee Williams International Scholarship provides students with matching funds to participate in a prestigious international conference or international juried event.
Student Research and Educational Travel Funding. The College of Arts and Sciences provides funds to support undergraduate and graduate student travel for research, presentation of research, or other educationally valuable purposes.
Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Research & Conference Grants. The Graduate Student Senate (GSS) offers grants to assist graduate students of the University of Oklahoma in research and scholarly participation. These grants are designed to encourage graduate students to attend and/or present at professional and graduate conferences, creative exhibitions, and career fairs or to facilitate scholarly research.