If you travel to a conference and present either a poster or oral paper, you are eligible for assistantship.
You need to coordinate your travel grant application with the GPD and your advisor.
Grant funds may be applied to registration, transportation, and lodging expenses documented by receipts for up to $200 for regional, $300 for domestic, and $400 for international travel. Meals, copying, and other incidentals are not reimbursable.
Application instructions and forms can be found at http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/memo_to_graduate_students.htm
Updated: September 26, 2008