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. 

2022-2023 Committee Members

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

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

Arturo Barahona, Brain, Behavior, and Environment PHD (Public Health)
Graduate Senator

Nick Kukuk, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Spanish PhD, Department of Modern Languages- SIPA
Graduate Senator

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

Cole Sebastian, Juris Doctorate in Law
Law Senator

Alejandro Arzola, Doctor of Medicine
Medical Senator



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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Frequently Asked Questions

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