Conference Travel Reimbursement Awards

The GSA encourages all graduate students to enhance their educational experience by attending academic conferences, and presenting on their work.

Speaking at conferences to share your knowledge not only enhances your personal reputation, but strengthens Hunter’s reputation, making your degree more valuable.

In order to defray some of the costs associated with traveling to conferences, we are proud to offer the Hunter GSA Conference Travel Reimbursement Award.

The GSA will start accepting applications for the Spring 2015 awards on

February 1st, 2015.

The deadline for submitting an application is May 21, 2015

Students may only receive one award per academic year.

Students are eligible for awards of up to $450 for attendees, who are expected to present the following year, and up to $500 for presenters.

Although we do understand privacy concerns, the College Association will NOT process any awards without the applicant’s social security number.


(1) Complete and print out the application.ONE SIDED PRINTING ONLY.

(2) Collect all supporting documents: original receipts,  and proof of registration and presentation for conference. Receipts must show method of payment. ONE SIDED PRINTING ONLY. Please DO NOT highlight.

(4) Drop off in person to the GSA office, Room 209 in Thomas Hunter Hall (check office schedule for hours)

****Although you may pay registration fees and transportation costs ahead of time, we additionally need proof that you attended the conference. Therefore, you must attend the conference before you apply.****

Please note that this award does not reimburse for tax, gratuities, memberships, certifications, meals, or car rentals, fuel, or tolls.

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GSA Conference Travel Award Application Spring 2015