Conferences & Travel
Pacific Sociological Association annual meeting
Sociology graduate students and faculty attend the Pacific Sociological Association annual meeting every year. If you will be presenting a paper at the meeting, you may apply for travel funding from various departments on campus.
Information about submitting a paper and attending conferences including this one will be discussed in your graduate classes in the fall semester.
Vice President for Research (VPR)
The VPR Student Travel Grant supports students who are presenting research at a conference or engaging in some other scholarly event. Individual grants typically range from $100 to $300.
Graduate Student Government (GSG)
The Graduate Student Government (GSG) awards approximately $60,000 annually in travel awards. This travel money is available to students traveling to present or attend conferences, or traveling for their research, scholarship, creative activities, or career development.
Social and Behavioral Sciences College/ Department of Sociology
Visit SBS Central Services office (building 70, room 102) for assistance in submitting travel requests and funding policy questions. Funding is limited to students who plan to attend a conference. Questions about funding amounts can be directed to the department.
PSA travel grants
The Pacific Sociological Association offers 50 $125 travel grants available to help pay expenses for graduate and undergraduate students who are giving a presentation at the annual meeting.