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Travel Support

Students are strongly encouraged to begin traveling and disseminating their research while in the program. Some possible sources of travel support are listed below. 

Department Support

  • The department will reimburse students for up to $400 for two approved trips while in the program. Students must be giving a presentation for at least one of these trips, and the reimbursement request must come from the student's advisor.
  • Students also have the opportunity to receive additional travel money from the department. A travel award of $250 is given to any student receiving honorable mention for an NSF graduate research fellowship application, and travel awards are also provided for students working with the department's Math Circle or serving as a host for visiting graduate students.

University Support

  • The Office of Graduate Studies provides some travel support for graduate students. Information is available at the web site ogaps.tamu.edu/Buttons/Funding-Opportunities. Select Award Programs, followed by the click here link at the bottom of the paragraph on Research and Presentation Travel Awards.
  • The Graduate and Professional Student Council provides some travel support for graduate students. Information is available at the web site www.gpsctamu.org. Select Programs, followed by Awards & Scholarships, and finally Travel Awards.
  • The Bush School typically awards about five travel grants to the College of Science each year. Students will be notified when the call for proposals goes out.
  • The L. T. Jordan Fellows Program, administered by the Leland T. and Jessie W. Jordan Institute for International Awareness provides funding of up to $2,000 for use in research conducted abroard. Information is available at the web site ltjordan.tamu.edu/fellows.

Outside Support

  • The American Mathematical Society maintains a list of travel support here. Also, see the list of funding opportunities here.
  • The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematicians provides some travel support for graduate students. Information is available at the web site siam.org/prizes/sponsored/travel.php.
  • The Association for Women in Mathematics provides some travel support for graduate students. Information is available at the web site sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/travel-grants.
  • The NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. graduate students (EAPSI) funds graduate students to spend the summer visiting a host researcher in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Information is available at the web site www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5284.