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Graduate Student Senate Awards

For those of you who have upcoming travel to conferences or for professional development, travel restrictions are found at Please continue to monitor this since it is updated frequently. These restrictions have made it necessary to make decisions regarding travel awards offered by the Graduate Student Senate. If you are having difficulty getting answers related to UT travel, contact Sharon Foy at

Travel Awards

At the moment, the GSS Travel Awards are still proceeding as normal for travel in summer 2020. All awards are dependent upon the conference proceeding as scheduled and that the travel conforms to UT, state, and federal policies. Please check back for updates.

Professional Development Awards

New GSS Professional Development Awards will not be issued, but we will honor awards already made as long as they conform to university travel guidelines and restrictions.