The Society for the
Study of Social Issues


SPSSI Summer Conference Travel Funding Opportunities

SPSSI travel funds may be used to cover all conference-related expenses including conference registration, economy transportation, lodging, and approved food expenses.  All travel grants are awarded following the conference only in the form of post-expense reimbursement upon submission of all receipts, and tax and expense form completion.  Exclusions: Applicants are able to submit to more than one program.  However, no more than one type of travel grant will be given to an individual.

The application deadline for all travel funding grants is March 31, 2019. 

International Travel Funding Program
Awarded to conference attendees residing outside of North America.  

Diversity Graduate Student Travel Funding Program
Awarded to underrepresented graduate students. 

Crosby-Spendlove Travel Funding Program
Given to one student presenting research from a feminist and social justice perspective.

Undergraduate Student Conference Fee Waiver Opportunity 
Available to undergraduate student attendees.  Preference may be given to underrepresented students.

Graduate Student Travel Funding Program
Awarded to graduate students accepted to the SPSSI program.  Applicants pending acceptance are welcome to apply.

Early Career Scholars Travel Funding Program
Awarded to early career scholars accepted to the SPSSI program. Applicants pending acceptance are welcome to apply.

Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin