Texas Tech University

graduate travel funds Request

Note: Student travel applications are due March 29 to the SoA Chair of the Graduate Coordinators.

The School of Art, J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts, and Graduate School maintain separate, but connected, travel funding programs for graduate students. Students should follow these procedures to solicit funding.

All travel requests begin in the department. Students should NOT begin a request for travel by soliciting the College of Visual and Performing Arts or the Graduate School Directly. Application and Reference Guide must be submitted prior to departure and before travel reservations are purchased. The student emails the chair of the Graduate Programs Committee with all support materials.

  • *Domestic Travel – application submitted 45 days prior to departure
  • *International – application submitted 60 days prior to departure

To be considered, applications must include the following:

Other resources

If eligible, representatives from the School of Art will then assist students in applying to the Graduate School for matching funding. Note that some activities that are eligible for funding from the School of Art but are not eligible for funding from the Graduate School. Please do not submit funding requests directly to the Graduate School without approval from an Associate Director. Graduate School travel funding information is available here:

After either (1) a determination that travel is not eligible for Graduate School funding, or (2) a confirmation of funding from the Graduate School, students may then continue to the:

Patricia A. Earl


Contact the Advisor

Patricia A. Earl
Senior Academic Advisor