The Graduate Student Collaborative administers the Vilas Travel Grant Competition for UW-Madison Dissertators and final year Master of Fine Arts students. Awards are granted for domestic or international travel to conference presentations or for research purposes to eligible students. Each year, the Vilas Travel Grant Competition begins October 1st and complete applications must be received as a packet by 4:30 p.m. on October 31st. Awards are announced by the end of November. For more information, visit the Vilas Travel Grants webpage.