2008 Joint Annual MeetingGSA Travel Grants Help Students Get to Houston

GSA’s travel grant programs are helping hundreds of students make it to Houston for the Joint Annual Meeting. Three separate grant types have now been awarded:

  1. The GSA Travel Fund, to which meeting attendees can donate via their registration forms, opened its eligibility to include students from any participating society. Out of a pool of 511 applicants, 274 recipients received from $25 to $300.
  2. Four of the six GSA Sections offered Section Grants to GSA student members affiliated with those Sections and awarded $65 to $237 were awarded to 94 recipients.
  3. GSA’s Minority Student Travel Grants, open to all GSA student members, received 100 applications and awarded four grants of from $350 to $500 plus 2009 GSA membership.