The Graduate and Professional Student Senate provides a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students’ experiences outside of the classroom. For inquiries about specific funding sources, please contact Jon Choi (he/him), GPSS Vice President of Finance at or Linh Pham (she/her), Budget Director at

What GPSS funding opportunities are available?

Travel Grants

Funds to support students attending or presenting at academic conferences or seminars.

Diversity Funds

Funds to support programs or events related to diversity efforts.

Special Allocations

Funds to support events for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs).

Departmental Allocations

Funds to support events or items for specific departments.