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Masters Student Conference Fund

Travel that abides by Yale’s COVID Travel Policy is now allowed, please check restrictions to confirm your trip is fundable. The Masters Student Conference Funds are available to support student participation in scientific and professional conferences and workshops that advance their learning and professional preparation. The application process is competitive and awards are not guaranteed. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and funds are limited, students should carefully consider their submissions and ensure that they BRIEFLY articulate how attendance contributes to their academic and professional goals.

Students should understand that they are eligible to receive one award each academic year (July 1 through June 30), with a maximum of $300 available for those wishing to attend a conference as a participant (not presenting), and a maximum of $500 available for those presenting at an event. Participants must provide a justified budget. To apply, submit your materials here. If you would like to discuss your plans before you submit your materials, please reach out to