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College of Human Sciences

Optimizing Human Performance


GSAC Presentation Program (Travel Grant)

This program is designed to assist master’s thesis and doctoral students enhance their professional development by presenting their research at professional meetings both in the U.S. and internationally. Applications are accepted in the fall and spring semesters for presentations given July through December and January through June respectively. Please refer to the current year’s program to see if you qualify. The program is contingent upon available funds and is announced at the beginning of the fall semester each year. No late applications will be accepted.

Recent Recipients

Spring 2017

Kelli George 2017 Experimental Biology (EB) Conference
Samantha Howard Society for Research in Child Development, Biennial Meeting
Matthew Jaurequi Association for Psychological Science (APS) 29th Annual Convention
Shirin Pourafshar 2017 Experimental Biology (EB) Conference
Allison Rayburn American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Annual Conference, Southeastern Region

Fall 2016

Cortnie Baity National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2016 Annual Conference
Anthony Ferraro National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2016 Annual Conference
Michael Fitzgerald American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) 2016 Annual Conference
Kayla Reed National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2016 Annual Conference
Jamila Reynolds Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) 2016 Annual Conference

Spring 2016

Neda Akhavan 2016 Experimental Biology (EB) Conference
Jingwen Huang 2016 Experimental Biology (EB) Conference
Shemeka Thorpe 2016 Society of Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting
Yitong Zhao 2016 Experimental Biology (EB) Conference

Fall 2015

Ann Brown International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) Conference
Sung Bong Cho National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2015 Annual Conference
Anthony Ferraro National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2015 Annual Conference
Sahil Gupta Pacificham 2015
Changqi Liu Pacificham 2015
Kayla Reed Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood 2015 Conference
Peter Rivera National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2015 Annual Conference
Mathew Withers American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) 2015 Annual Conference
Valerie Zaffran Pacifichem 2015