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Submit materials to the Graduate Studies Office (unless otherwise noted) by 4 p.m.

Fall 2020

Date Task/Event
Last business day in July Recommended initial submission date for theses, projects, and papers requiring Graduate Studies Office approval (for Summer graduation).
Friday, September 11 Professional Travel Grant online application submission deadline.
Friday, September 18 Graduate Faculty Membership application deadline. Due to the Dean's Office.
Friday, October 02 Graduate Faculty Membership applications approved by the Deans due in the Graduate Studies Office.

Friday, October 09

Professional Travel Grant online application submission deadline.

Friday, October 16

Research, Service and Educational Leadership Full-Grant online application submission deadline.

TBA

You Can Be a Fulbright Scholar! w/Scholar Sips - 4:00PM - 3314 Student Union

TBA

Rethinking Your Scholarship Side Hustle w/"It Makes Cents" - 4:00 PM - 3310 Union

TBA

Quick Pitch Competition hosted by Research and Sponsored Programs - 4:00-6:00 PM - 3314 Union
TBA Maximize Your Winter Break w/ScholarSips (graduate student specific info available) - 4:00 PM - 3314 Union
Friday, December 11 Recommended initial submission date for theses, dissertations, projects, and papers requiring Graduate Studies Office approval (for December graduation).
Friday, December 11 Professional Travel Grant online application submission deadline.

Spring and Summer 2021

Friday, February 12 Graduate Faculty Membership application deadline. Due to the Dean's Office.
Friday, February 12 Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant online application submission deadline. 
Wednesday, February 24 3 Minute Grad Project Information/Prep Session – 4:30-5:30 PM – 150 Murphy

Friday, February 26

Graduate Faculty Membership applications approved by Deans due in the Graduate Studies Office.

Monday, March 01

3 Minute Grad Project online application submission deadline - 4:00 p.m.

Friday, March 05

Faculty nominations for Graduate Student Academic Achievement Awards due.

Friday, March 05

Faculty nominations for Rosandich Thesis and Dissertation Awards due.

Wednesday, March 10

3 Minute Grad Project Competition & Reception 6:00 p.m.–1400 Centennial & Hall of Nations

Friday, March 12

Professional Travel Grant online application submission deadline.

TBA

UWL Research & Creativity Symposium abstract submission deadline.
Friday, April 30 Recommended initial submission date of theses, dissertations, projects, & papers requiring Graduate Studies approval (for May graduation).
Friday, April 30 Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant deadline for online submission of final report (for May graduation).
TBA UWL Research & Creativity Symposium - 8:30-1:00 p.m. - Student Union, Grand Bluffs 
Friday, August 06 Recommended initial submission date of theses, dissertations, projects, & papers requiring Graduate Studies approval (for August graduation).
Monday, August 09 Professional Travel Grant online application submission deadline. 

Fall 2020

Due to COVID-19, Fall 2020 Graduate Council meetings will be held virtually via WebEx (link will be added when available).
Meeting Dates
Friday, September 18
Friday, October 02
Friday, October 16
Friday, November 06
Friday, November 20
Friday, December 04

Meeting agenda items for the Graduate Council must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Director, Meredith Thomsen (mthomsen@uwlax.edu), at least one week prior to the meeting.

Spring 2021

Graduate Council meets in 325 Graff Main Hall at 10 a.m
Meeting Dates
Friday, February 05
Friday, February 19
Friday, March 05
Friday, March 19
Friday, April 02
Friday, April 16
Friday, May 07

Meeting agenda items for the Graduate Council must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Director, Meredith Thomsen (mthomsen@uwlax.edu), at least one week prior to the meeting.

Fall 2020

 Research Service and Educational Leadership - Full Grant
Online proposal submission deadline: Friday, October 16 by 4 p.m.

Spring 2021

 Research Service and Educational Leadership - Full Grant
Online proposal submission deadline: Friday, February 12 by 4 p.m.

*Please note: RSEL-Mini Grant proposals are accepted at any time with our online submission process.

Fall 2020

Graduate Student Professional Travel Grant
Online applications due: Expected decision date:
Friday, September 11 Mid September
Friday, October 09 Mid October
Friday, December 11 Mid December

Spring 2021

Graduate Student Professional Travel Grant
Online applications due: Expected decision date:
Friday, March 12 Early April

Friday, August 09

Early August

Applications received after the due date will be considered in the next cycle of funding.