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Conference Funding Program

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

Through a collaborative effort, the Office of Graduate Studies and Research and the GSA provide a limited number of awards to assist selected Arts & Sciences graduate students who are attending or presenting at a research conference.

Conference funding awards are financed through the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. However, these awards are solely administered by the GSA. The goal of the Conference Funding program is to supplement other funding sources and to help offset the expenses that graduate students accrue advancing their scholarship and knowledge. Since conference experience and attendance are critical for the job market, this award is designed to encourage graduate student presence at conferences by addressing some of the limitations of other funding sources.

Please fill out an application.

Award Categories

2019-2020 Deadlines

Funding Guidelines

Review Process

For Awardees

Student Leadership Development also provides opportunities for conference and travel assistance.

Other Funding Opportunities

The Office of Graduate Studies and Research accepts applications for Student Research Grants.

The Reves Center for International Studies offers a variety of funding opportunities to the students and faculty of William & Mary.

Depending on the nature of your graduate program and research, you could well be seeking additional funding opportunties.