GSA Funding

The GSA funding window is CLOSED for the Spring 2022 semester and will resume in the Fall 2022 semester. Check back for updates or contact our treasurer for any questions.
 

As a reminder, only applications from a represented department will be accepted. To check if your department is represented in GSA for the 2021-2022 academic year, visit our “Current Senators (2021-2022)” page. 

Follow this link to access the funding application once the window is open: (https://uncg.infoready4.com). Please watch and read all guidelines before submitting your application

The GSA currently offers the Professional Development Fund (PDF) and Research Capstone Fund (RCF) each academic semester. 

 

Tutorials:  PDF and RCF Explained

In-person Conference PDF

Virtual Conference PDF

RCF Application

 

InfoReady Application Explained

 

Important Guidelines:

Professional Development Fund (PDF)

This year, the PDF will be for both VIRTUAL and IN-PERSON conferencesPLEASE PAY CLOSE ATTENTION IN THE INFO-READY APPLICATION!!!!!

**FOR SPRING 2022: Students who are NOT presenting can also apply for funding! Priority goes to those who are presenting. Even if you are not presenting, you STILL need ALL the information below.**

IN-PERSON CONFERENCES
The PDF can cover the registration, travel fees, hotel, and/or food (if not provided by the conference) up to $500 FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE in the conference. Participation means you must either be presenting or have a UNCG business reason for attending. Students can only apply once for PDF funding in the Spring 2022 semester.
What do I need to submit?
Please submit the following to InfoReady: 

  1. Fill out TRV-1 Form Correctly and Fully
    (please watch video above on how to complete this file and look at the sample TRV-1 form before completing yours)
    Found in Funding Forms tab
  2. Attach an email in PDF form from your advisor/supervisor saying that they have pre-approved your travel and the business purpose of the attendance of the conference.
  3. Letter of Support from your faculty advisor
  4. Receipt of Conference (itemized) (registration, food, travel, hotel, etc.)
  5. Direct comparison of why flying was cheaper than driving (or driving was cheaper than flying)
  6. Proof: Conference Schedule/at a glance/ Thank you for attending email/etc.
  7. Presentation abstract (if not presenting, please have advisor directly say what the business purpose of your travel was at this conference). 
  8. If you are NOT a US Citizen: Please submit which form is appropriate for your situation: NRA001, NRA002 or I-551 form.

VIRTUAL CONFERENCES
The PDF can cover the registration for the conference up to $500 FOR THOSE PRESENTING AND NOT PRESENTING/ONLY ATTENDING. Students can only apply once for PDF funding in the Spring 2022 semester.
What do I need to submit? 
Please submit the following to InfoReady:

  1. Letter of Support from your faculty advisor
  2. Student Reimbursement Form – found in Funding Forms
  3. Receipt of Conference (itemized)
  4. Proof: Conference Schedule/at a glance/ Thank you for attending email/etc.
  5. Presentation abstract (if not presenting, please state why you want to attend this virtual conference)
  6. If you are NOT a US Citizen: Please submit which form is appropriate for your situation: NRA001, NRA002 or I-551 form.

Note: the PDF has increased to $500

Research Capstone Fund (RCF)

Request for the university to pay for an item/service
This is not a reimbursement, only a purchase request

For your submission: Highlight how the item/service will provide benefit to something more than the individual making the request (UNCG, the community, etc).
 The item will belong to the lab/department you are in, not you.

Note: The RCF is capped at $300

 

**Please note, gsatreasurer@uncg.edu & gsafinvp@uncg.edu both go to the Treasurer.

Last updated: 22 March 2022