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Resources for Current Students

Global Studies students are encouraged to attend conferences and submit their work to journals. Below is some information on suggested conferences and travel funding opportunities.


Conferences of Interest

UMass Lowell Forms and Applications

  • Travel Authorization Forms
    • Before traveling to a conference or event the University requires these forms be filled out authorizing your travel
  • PDA Application
    • The University Graduate Student Association provides some conference travel funding, $500 for those presenting and $250 for attending a conference. Applications accepted on a rolling basis, but apply early as funds may run out.
  • GRGA Application
    • The University provides some funding for training and research. There is one deadline per semester. If the funded project has a published paper then the recipient of the award may apply for a second award

    Journal submissions


  • Global studies students are encouraged to submit their work to journals.  Students are encouraged to speak with faculty members and Global Studies director regarding the appropriate journals for their area of interest.  Further information is also available within the Global Studies handbook.