Graduate Student Professional Development Award

Graduate Student Professional Development Awards are given four times a year through a competitive application process. Graduate students who are accepted to present at a regional or national scientific meeting are eligible to apply.  These awards may be a maximum of $550. Deadline: The first working day of the following months: January, April, July and October.

Completed applications should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies, 5015 Wescoe, Mail Stop 1040. Questions, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at (913) 588-1238 or by e-mail at

Past Professional Development Award winners: 201720162015201420132012201120102009.

SGC Travel Awards

A different funding opportunity for professional development is made available through the KUMC Student Governing Council (SGC). Application for this award is managed by SGC, all questions regarding this award should be directed to Ryan Gove at

Last modified: Oct 25, 2017