Graduate Studies Travel Grants

Please follow the current UW-Green Bay COVID Travel Policy

Grants are available for UW-Green Bay, degree-seeking graduate students to support activities contributing to the enhancement and completion of graduate degrees. Up to $250.00 will be awarded per request, and a maximum of $500 per student per year. Awarded funds can be used for travel to cover the costs associated with attendance at relevant conferences, workshops, or related educational events. Students presenting papers or research as a part of their travel will be given priority. All requests must first be approved by a graduate faculty sponsor from the student's program of study prior to review by the Graduate Studies Office.

Applications must be received 30 days prior to the meeting start date, but applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to facilitate the direct payment of costs associated with meeting attendance.

Please fill out the Graduate Travel Grant ApplicationBudget Form*, and send to your faculty sponsor with all supporting documentation. After review and approval, applicants will then send all documents directly to the Office of Graduate Studies. Please contact us at

Post Travel Request: We encourage award recipients to share your experience presenting your research publicly. This can include a brief statement of your experience and/or photographs related to your travel or research. While this is not required, submitted statements and photos will be submitted on our social media. Completing of a release form is requested.

Graduate Studies Research Grants

Grants are available for UW-Green Bay, degree-seeking graduate students to support activities contributing to the enhancement and completion of graduate projects and thesis. Awarded funds can be used for travel to and from research sites, for research supplies and equipment. Research grants will not support travel to meetings, tuition and general educational expenses, standard equipment expected of departments, researcher salaries or stipends, or publication costs. Awards are limited to one per student.

Awards are distributed on a competitive basis. Successful applicants will provide clear overview of their thesis/project objectives, and link specific proposal requests to these larger goals. Weight will be given to proposals that develop or utilize partnerships and that demonstrate other means of financial or in-kind support. Individual allocations of up to $1,000 will be awarded. Application deadlines for submissions are January 31 and April 16. Late proposals will not be considered.

Project funding is available for use over a 12-month period. Award recipients must submit an electronic project report including a brief (1 page) summary of major findings, and a minimum of 4 publication quality photographs or short videos documenting project activities and outcomes to the Graduate Studies Office within 60 days of the completion of the funding cycle.

Download the Application Here.

Application Guidelines

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

  • Proposal
  • Budget Form*
  • Letter of support from applicant's graduate advisor (1 page max)
  • Proposals should be saved as a .doc, .docx, or a .rtf and be less than 16 MB in size
  • Proposals & budgets should be emailed with "Research Grant" in the subject heading
  • Label all files with the applicant's last name and date as follows: Lastname_01242016

Call for proposals! Please review the most recent call: UWGB Graduate Grants: Request for Proposals

*Please review travel and reimbursement policy when completing budget forms. Not all items or requests are reimbursable under UW System policy.