CALS Financial Support for Graduate Student-Sponsored Events

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences contributes financial support for graduate student-sponsored events that promote student learning, professional develop, or career preparation.


Graduate student sponsored events include workshops, research symposia, lectures by non-ISU professionals, conferences and related events that are organized by CALS graduate programs, student organizations or academic departments.

Events must be offered on the ISU campus and be freely accessible to all faculty, staff and students (eg events for which a registration fee is charged are not eligible).

A maximum of $1,000 may be requested per year per program, organization or department. Matching or shared funding from other sources is expected.


Applications must be submitted a minimum of 30 days prior to the event. Applications will be accepted throughout the year, using the CALS Graduate Student Event Application form.

Submit the application to

Applications are reviewed and approved by the CALS Graduate Education Advisory Committee.