Funding Opportunities


The Graduate Student Senate sponsors the GSS Funding for Professional Development designed to assist graduate students with the expenses associated with attending conferences, seminars, tours, research trips, career fairs, and similar professional development experiences. FPD may also be used to fund accredited professional memberships. Complete guidelines and description of the FPD process can be found here.

Funding for Professional Development (FPD) Application Dates and Deadlines:  

Summer 2019 Activity Date Range: Monday, May 20 - Sunday, August 25
  • Application Deadline – Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by 11:59 pm 
  • Application Link – The application is located on the GSS Canvas page under "Modules"
  • Please Note: Applicants for Summer funding must be enrolled in EITHER 4 credits for Summer 2019 or Fall 2019.

MyBGSU -> GSS Canvas Page -> Modules -> Application

Other information on funding sources, scholarships, and grants can be found at the following links:

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