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Conference Travel Funding

The Graduate School Dean's office announced more good news for student conference travel funding - The Graduate School and the broader University have greatly expanded opportunities for funding for travel to conferences where students present their work and network with scholarly colleagues, with over $240,000 in CTF available each year. The following are conference travel programs for graduate students offered by other offices and groups at Yale. 

Conference Travel Funding (CTF) Grant Opportunities

These opportunities and their applications, and others, can be found on the Yale Student Grants and Fellowships database (Search “conference travel”)

GSA Conference Travel Fund (CTF) - Through a fund from the Graduate School, the GSA awards $120,000 annually in conference travel funding for GSAS students for pre-candidacy and post-candidacy conference participation. Search the Yale Student Grants and Fellowships database for “conference travel” for info and application.

MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies Conference Travel Grants & other Travel Fellowships - MacMillan Center provides $120,000 annually in conference travel grants for GSAS students. All Ph.D. students in the humanities and the social sciences are eligible to apply for MacMillan Center International Conference Travel Grants to support their travel as program participants in recognized scholarly conferences, workshops, and meetings. The meeting can be in the United States or abroad, but the student must be on the program as a presenter, session chair, or discussant speaking on an international topic. MacMillan also sponsors major research fellowships for graduate students- see the fellowship database.

RITM Graduate Student Conference Travel Fund - The Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration supports research and conference travel by graduate students.