SPSSI Graduate Student Travel Award Application
2020 SPSSI Conference
June 26 - 28, 2020
The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) Graduate Student Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 Graduate Student Travel Award Competition. Up to 10 expense reimbursements, in the amount of $500.00, will be awarded to graduate students for travel to the SPSSI conference in Denver, CO June 26 - 28, 2020. Travel awards will cover all conference-related expenses up to a maximum of $500, including transportation, lodging, food, and conference registration. Award payments will be made only in the form of post-conference reimbursement for documented expenses. Applicants must submit all of their receipts and tax and expense forms to SPSSI Central Office for reimbursement.
- The applicant must be a dues-current graduate student SPSSI member. Applicants may join or renew at the time they submit their application.
- The applicant must be presenting at the 2020 Conference. First or sole author on an accepted poster/symposium/round-table will be given priority. Applicants remain eligible to apply if notification of acceptance to the program is pending.
- The applicant must be a graduate student currently enrolled in a relevant Master’s or PhD program.
- The applicant must attend the 2020 SPSSI convention to receive the award.
Application Procedure: To be considered for a travel award, the following form must be submitted in a single WORD DOCUMENT named "[Your first name]_[your last name]_GS Travel Award" via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "GS Travel Award."
2020 Graduate Student Travel Application Form
Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
Decision Process and Notification: Applications will be blind reviewed by a team of peer reviewers led by the 2020 Graduate Student Committee. Decisions will be based on the excellence of the submitted conference abstract and a compelling case for the professional benefits of participating. Priority will be given to first or sole authors. Winners will be notified by e-mail as soon as possible. Award winners must accept or decline their award within one week of notification. After this time, the funds will be offered to another student.