Graduate Travel Awards Program (GTAP)

Graduate Travel Awards Program (GTAP)

The GTAP facilitates and promotes the intellectual and professional development of graduate students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and contributes to the strengthening of the University and its increased prominence in the greater scholarly community.

The Graduate Travel Awards Program (GTAP) is not affected by the travel restrictions announced by the University of Nebraska.

GTAP Application

The application for the Graduate Travel Awards Program can be accessed on NUgrant at least 60 days prior to the application deadline.

  • Login using your Blackboard username and password.
  • From among Open Internal Competitions select GSA Graduate Travel Awards Program Application.

For guidance, applicants may consult the sample application that contains a commentary from the reviewer's perspective. 

GTAP Deadlines

Period For Travel Between Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Fall September 1
December 31
July 31 August 20
Spring January 1
April 30
November 30 December 20
Summer May 1
August 31
March 31 April 20

GTAP Peer Reviewer Application

Graduate students may apply to serve as peer reviewers for the GTAP.

The reviewer application should be submitted at least one week prior to the GTAP application deadline.

GTAP Reimbursement

An employee expense voucher should be submitted no later than thirty (30) calendar days from the last day of travel (Cost object: ASUN Graduate Travel Awards Program). Instructions will be provided to awardees. 

GTAP Special Rules

GTAP Contact Information

Email Address: gtap@unl.edu