Basic Needs Micro Grants support:
The Basic Needs Microgrant supports undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to meet their basic needs. The goal is to alleviate some of the financial burden students might be experiencing by helping them with healthcare, academic, hygiene, childcare, transportation, and/or housing-related costs. 

Completion Grants support:
The Completion Grant is for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who face financial hardships and are on track for graduation by the end of the summer or academic year. The Completion Grant program is designed to alleviate the financial burden that students face by providing funding for additional expenses such as living costs, books, tuition, and school fees.

Professional Opportunities Development (POD) Grants support: 
Graduate and professional student groups hosting academic seminars, conferences or similar events on campus.

Promising Practice Grants (PPG) support: 
Graduate, professional, and undergraduate students pursuing professional licensure and certification in order to progress in their chosen career path.

Research and Project (ReaP) Grants support: 
Graduate, professional, and undergraduate students who have a project proposal and principal investigator or project advisor.

Travel Grants support: 
Graduate and professional students who are attending or presenting research at academic or professional conferences or similar events.

Need assistance navigating GPSC Grant requirements or have questions? 
Please visit the GPSC Grants Director during office hours:

Tuesdays: 4:30pm to 5:30pm

GPSC Council Office - 1031 N. Mountain Ave.

Interested in serving as a reviewer for GPSC Grants? 

Any graduate or professional student may volunteer to serve as a grants reviewer. You can sign up to be a GPSC reviewer by filling out this form or emailing Serving as a Grants Reviewer allows you to obtain an insider's perspective on the evaluation process. Other reasons include the following:

  • Formulate a more competitive application by reviewing applications

  • Service experience for your CV or resume

  • Learn an evaluation process similar to major granting agencies  

PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying to review, you can review grants in the same cycle excluding the one for which you are applying. For example, if you are applying for a Travel Grant in October, may not serve as a reviewer for the grant in the same round you applied. You may, however, be assigned applications for a different grant (ReaP, PPG, or POD). Please notify us if you have submitted an application and would also like to serve as a reviewer for that round. 

In order to complete your grant application, you will be directed to Submittable, a third party grant management application. By continuing with this application, you consent to providing your student information to Submittable, and to having Submittable receive and process that student information, in order to complete your application and be considered for a grant award.

NOTE: Please log-in with your UA NetID email account


It is suggested that all applicants save their text and responses on a separate document (Word or Google doc) in case an error occurs to ensure nothing is lost.  If an error does occur, please contact the Submittable Technical Support team at as soon as possible.​

GPSC is not responsible for non-payments to awardees due to inaccuracies or mistakes on GPSC grant applications. Applicants are solely responsible for ensuring that all materials and information provided in the GPSC applications is accurate. Mistakes, errors, and inaccuracies in the application (e.g., the wrong student ID number) may result in your application being disqualified or unprocessed awards.

Last updated: 08/23