ABC Graduate Student Travel Grants

The Association for Business Communication is pleased to announce the ABC Graduate Student Travel Grants. Several $400 travel grants will be awarded to support graduate students presenting on business communication research, pedagogical innovations, or diversity and inclusion initiatives. The travel grants will be presented during the conference. The grants will be presented at the Presidential Awards Dinner during the conference and can be used to reimburse travel expenses and/or ABC annual dues.

Eligible applicants must be new or current ABC members who are enrolled in a graduate program at the time of the conference and must have been approved to present at the conference. Grants will be awarded based on both merit and need, with preference given to first-time attendees and graduate students who are not currently employed in a full-time academic or professional position in business/communication. (ABC considers permanent adjunct faculty as full-time/professional.) Eligible applicants include graduate research/teaching assistants. Grant recipients will be asked to donate two hours of service at the conference (e.g., staffing the registration table, helping to coordinate the silent auction, and/or photography).

To register for the conference with the student rate, your ABC student membership must be newly obtained or current. Obtain the graduate student discount code from abcoffice@businesscommunication.org prior to attempting registration, but after first establishing student membership and after receiving your approval to present.

To be considered for a grant, please complete this application no later than August 15. Please direct any questions about these grants to the chair of the Graduate Studies Committee, Stephen Carradini  (Stephen.Carradini@asu.edu).

Graduate Student Travel Grant Winners 2019

Erica Bourland Midwestern State University
Samantha Cosgrove Iowa State University
Patrick Danner University of Louisville
Katlynne Davis University of Minnesota
Sara Doan University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Bowen Gao Ohio University
Doreen Hanke Texas A&M International University
Kathleen Hardesty Texas Tech University
Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq Utah State University
Laura Hazelton Jones Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Brandy Mmbaga University of Tennessee
CP Moreau Carnegie Mellon University
Ruby Kirk Nancy East Carolina University
Brandon Pytel University of Cincinnati
Thomas Scott Randall Texas Tech University
Jason Tham University of Minnesota
Bremen Vance Iowa State University
Hua Wang Michigan Technological University
Krista White Kent State University
Yao Yao City University of Hong Kong
Mary Zink California Southern University