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Travel Funds - Policies and Procedures

Linguistics Department Policy on Graduate Student Travel Support

General principle:

For each graduate student enrolled in the doctoral program, and without access to their own grant funding, the department will contribute funds towards the costs of one trip per pre-dissertation project, plus up to 2 trips for the dissertation project.

Some details and extra stipulations:

NB: As stated in the Graduate Student Handbook, students must consult with their advisors before submitting an abstract to a conference. This helps to ensure the quality of the work, to maximize its chance of acceptance, and to establish proper authorship. Failure to consult with advisors will lead to denial of departmental funding in support of the conference.

Flow of paperwork in Department:

Send an email to the Department Assistant, cc'ing your faculty advisor on the project, with a:

The advisor must reply to this email to confirm that the travel has been approved.

Flow of paperwork for TGS Conference Travel Grant

  1. At least 30 days prior to the first day of travel follow the steps in flow of paperwork in department.
  2. When you receive the approval from both your advisor and the Department Assistant, upload your request to TGS.
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