Skip Navigation


Skip Side Navigation


The Graduate Student Senate (GSS) offers grants to assist graduate students of the University of Oklahoma in scholarly endeavors, preparation for a competitive grant writing process and research.  These grants are designed to encourage graduate students to participate in professional and graduate conferences, creative exhibitions, and career fairs. 

Spring 2022 Grant Awards

An Act of Procedure Approving Conference/Research & Creative Exhibition Grant Awards for The 2022 Spring Semester




Planning for your future?

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

September 23rd, 2022 by 5:00 PM

*** All Fall 2022 applications forms will be added to this webpage on/by the first week of the Fall semester.***


- AND -

Spring 2023 Deadline

  • Next fall, complete an application for a  Research  or  Conference  Grant.
  • Get the Recommendation.

Continue down this webpage for visuals and/or verbal descriptions on YouTube and the following button ...   Grants q&a   for help with common questions too.   


COMPLETED GRANT MATERIALS (e.g., file name: StudentName-ResearchApplication, or StudentName-ConferenceApplication, or StudentName-RecommendationForm) NEED TO BE EMAILED TO


  • All GSS Grant PDFs need to be emailed using your OU email account and please tell the person completing your recommendation to use their OU email account too (e.g., email subject: Student Name, GSS Research Application).

Virtual conference registration fees and expenses accrued between the dates of July 1st and December 31st must be requested during the Fall application process.

Expenses accrued between January 1st and June 30th must be requested during the Spring application process.


GSS grant awards are supplementary in nature.  Requirements for eligibility include:

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Oklahoma during the semester in which they receive the grant.
  • The applicant must be from an Academic Unit (i.e., Department / School / College) in good standing within the GSS.

Questions? ... Please email your department's senator(s)  ... find out who by using the Meet your Senators webpage link.


After the applications are received, sorted and organized ... the selection committee can make their final decisions.  Only THEN a list of grant recipients and amounts awarded will be made available. 

*If you are awarded a grant, please be aware of the processing or contact the Shared Business Services Center (SBSC).


SGA Home

*There are helpful YouTube videos below about the forms explaining each grant application and the recommendation too ...

GSS Research Grant Form

See and/or hear a step-by-step explanation

GSS Conference Grant Form

See and/or hear a step-by-step explanation

GSS Grant Recommendation Form

See and/or hear a step-by-step explanation