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How to Search for Graduate School Funding: Travel & Study Abroad

Helping current and admitted UW graduate students learn the skills and tools to find funding

Using Databases to Find Travel Funding

Helpful for travel funding, including international research, conference travel, language study, or study abroad programs. COVID-19 has impacted some of these opportunities.

Funding search tools like UCLA and Grant Forward can also help find travel funding opportunities.

Conference Travel Funding

  • Conferences often have travel funding for presenters and discounts or scholarships for attendees
  • Volunteering at a conference may waive or reduce registration fees 

Some travel, workshop, and conference funding is also listed in funding databases. 

Some travel funds support remote conference attendance during the  COVID-19 pandemic. 

Language Study

Research and Study Abroad