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2020-2021 Deadlines

2020 Academic Calendar

See the University Registrar for important dates and deadlines scheduled for the compressed Fall semester and beyond. 

Conference Grants

In 2020-2021, GSA Remote Conference Awards will be granted, availability of funds permitting, in four cycles:

Fall Award Cycle: for conferences taking place July 1 - November 30, 2020 (application deadline: November 1, 2020)

Winter Award cycle: for conferences taking place December 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021 (application deadline: January 15, 2021)

Spring Award cycle: for conferences taking place March 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021 (application deadline: April 1, 2021)

Summer Award cycle: for conferences taking place June 1, 2020 - July 31, 2021 (application deadline: June 1, 2021)

Please do not apply ahead; only apply for the current -- nearest upcoming deadline -- award cycle.

Travel Grants

In response to COVID-19, the Office of Graduate Studies and Research has suspended 2020-2021 travel grants.  

Arts & Sciences Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence (ASFATE)

The deadline for ASFATE nominations is October 20, 2020. Nominations (in the form of a few sentences about the nominee's worthiness) should be sent to Chardé Reid ( or Caroline Watson ( 

Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award

The deadline for nominations for the Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award are February 5, 2021.