Registration and Travel Grants

The Engineering Graduate Symposium at the University of Michigan is open to all prospective Ph.D. and master's students.  This includes University of Michigan undergraduates as well as students attending other institutions across the U.S.  There is no cost to attend the program, simply register below. Students who live a greater distance from Ann Arbor, MI can apply for a travel grant to attend. 

Registration for Non-Travel Grant seekers and U-M Students:


Thank you for your interest in attending the 2013 Engineering Graduate Symposium (EGS).  Pre-Registration is now closed.  Walk-in registrants are welcome to attend.  We ask that you refer to the Symposium Schedule section of the website for the time and location of onsite registration.  For questions, please contact

Travel Grants (for students attending only if they receive travel funding):

Thank you for your interest in the Engineering Graduate Symposium Travel Grant Program. The deadline of October 7, 2013, to apply for a travel grant has passed. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Selection & Notification:

  • Applications will be reviewed by faculty in the department/program of interest.
  • Applications will be selected on a rolling basis. It is to your advantage to apply early (by mid to late September).
  • Most students will be notified by phone/email by mid-October if they are selected to receive a travel grant.

Note: Travel grant recipients receive airfare/mileage, hotel, local transportation and meals from Thursday through Saturday.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

Thursday Arrival:  3:00 - 5:00 PM ET or onward arrival flights
Thursday Evening: 7:00 PM onward Dinner and Social Activities
Friday Day: Engineering Graduate Symposium
Friday Evening: Dinner and Social Actitivies; Free Time in Ann Arbor/Campus
Saturday through noon: Ann Arbor/Campus Bus Tour, Lunch, Student Panel
Saturday afternoon: Program ends at noon; 2:00 PM ET onward departure flights

Feel free to contact with questions.