Research Grants

Research Grants can be used to fund costs incurred through performing or conducting your thesis or dissertation related research up to $1000. This includes research materials not available on campus or through other campus means, traveling to interview participants or collect data, research participant incentives, and most other things directly related to performing research. Note that Research grants DO NOT cover costs related to attending or presenting at conferences or other professional development events. Please note that this funding is guaranteed for 6 months upon approval.

GSA does not reimburse for any purchases made prior to grant approval.

This grant may be used for reimbursements for expenses incurred from the following general categories:

  • Art & Research Supplies
  • Incentives for Participants
  • Transportation Costs
  • Parking Fees & Tolls
  • Lodging
  • Printing Costs
  • State of MD Per Diem for Meals
  • Medical Procedures Required by Travel (e.g., vaccinations)

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