Graduate Student Senate at OHIO
Because the GSS plays an active role in shaping university policy, getting involved with the Graduate Student Senate is a great way to better the Ohio University student experience, connect with graduate students from other disciplines, and become a student leader. If you are interested in getting involved at Ohio University, we welcome you to check out our Join Us page, and hope you will consider joining the Graduate Student Senate.
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Graduate College - Graduate Student Senate Grants
Information about the Original Work Grant and the Travel Grant can now be found on the Graduate College webpage.
The Original Work Grant (OWG) supports research and creative work. It is intended to fund direct, project-related expenses such as travel, lodging, materials and equipment related to research. Any graduate student enrolled for at least 1 credit hour and pursuing a graduate degree at Ohio University can apply for this grant.
The Travel Award (TA) supports travel to present original work, including research and creative works. The Travel Award is intended to enhance graduate education through participation in seminars, workshops and conferences, fostering professional development to further students’ careers. The award attempts to cover a majority of the costs associated with such travel.
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Come to Our Meetings!
GSS holds General Body Meetings twice a month in Walter Hall, Room 235, which are open to the public. Students and members of the community are encouraged to use this opportunity to keep abreast with University and national matters that specifically impact graduate students. Every meeting has a Speak Out session at the top of our agenda (around 7:30/7:45 PM); students, faculty, or community members can use this opportunity to speak out on matters and to inform the body on matters relevant to graduate students. Each speaker has about 3 minutes in Speak Out. Members of the media are also welcome!
All meetings begin at 7:30 pm with presentations starting at 7:00 pm.