Graduate Student Funding

The Graduate School website provides essential information about financial assistance for current graduate students, including student loans, fellowships, and grants.

Graduate Student Travel Awards

Travel Awards are available to support College of Liberal Arts graduate students who are making presentations on behalf of Temple University. Students are eligible for these awards if they are invited to present papers at a conference as a sole or first author. Poster presentations are not considered for support.

Funding is limited with awards typically limited to $300 for domestic travel and $500 for international travel. View a complete list of allowable travel-related expenses

Eligibility and Funding Cycles

Students must submit an application prior to the conference start date.  No application will be accepted for travel that has already occurred.  Students are eligible for one award during the academic year.

Applications will be considered in four funding cycles:

October 1 by 4:00 p.m. (for travel that will occur between October 1-November 30)

December 1 by 4:00 p.m. (for travel that will occur between December 1-last day of February)

March 1 by 4:00 p.m. (for travel that will occur between March 1-May 31)

June 1 by 4:00 p.m. (for travel that will occur between June 1-August 31)

No awards are available during the month of September.

Application Procedures

Your application must include the following:

1.     Application form  (.pdf)

2.     Current CV

3.     Copy of your letter of acceptance or other evidence of your participation as the first author of the presentation

4.     Summary of your research (1-2 paragraphs) as though you were speaking to someone unfamiliar with your discipline

5.     Description of the impact your research has on the scholarly literature.  What does your research show that is new?

6.     Provide a budget of all estimated expenses

Please submit all of the materials as a hard copy and electronically to:

Shawn Schurr
CLA Dean’s Office
12th floor, Anderson Hall

P/PV Summer Internship Program

Public/Private Ventures (P/PV) summer internship program awards outstanding college graduates and/or graduate students with backgrounds in social policy or related areas such as sociology, psychology, economics, urban development or human development. The internships are based in Philadelphia, New York, and Oakland. P/PV’s mission to improve the effectiveness of social policies, programs and community initiatives through research, program development and technical assistance.

For more information about available internship opportunities, as well as application deadlines, visit the P/PV web site.