Graduate & Professional Student Committee

The Graduate & Professional Student Committee (GPSC) helps facilitate and enhance the overall graduate student experience, by advancing the university’s academic goals and promoting quality presentations and research efforts. 

2023-2024 Committee Members

Haley Dawson, Legal Psychology (Doctoral Program)- CASE
GPSC Chair & Graduate Senator

Alejandro Arzola, Doctor of Medicine
GPSC Vice Chair, Medical Senator

Ahmed Soliman, Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D. Candidate, ESRL, ECE, FIU
Graduate Senator

Sarwar Minar, Graduate Teaching Assistant, International Relations PhD, Dept of Politics, and International Relations- SIPA
Graduate Senator

Hossam Hussein, Graduate Research Assistant, ESRL, Dept. of ECE, CEC
Graduate Senator

Kanayo Nomeh, Graduate Teaching Assistant, International Relations PhD, Dept of Politics, and International Relations - SIPA
Graduate Senator

Ciara Jeneske, Juris Doctorate in Law
Law Senator


Thank you for your interest in applying for funding through GPSC. Unfortunately, we have reached our maximum funding allocation for the Summer 2023 semester. You may submit travel requests for any travel that begins after August 18th, 2023. 

If you planned to apply this summer, but received this message, we would appreciate your help in understanding how many students are left without funding. This will help GPSC advocate for a higher budget next fiscal year. Please fill out this brief 1-minute survey to let us know. 

Thank you for your understanding.


Have you viewed the GPSC Funding Workshop (PDF) yet? If not, please download it before filling out the application form.

Applications that do not fulfill all GPSC requirements as listed in the Mandatory PowerPoint Workshop presentation will be rejected immediately.

Applications must be submitted 5 weeks (35 days) before the date of travel/research.

Funding Request

Types of funding

For detailed information on each of the funding categories, please review the mandatory PowerPoint Workshop.

Active participation in an event, such as presenting a paper or poster presentation and the primary goal is to fund one student per presentation.

GPSC Funding Tutorial


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