Registration and Travel Grants

2015 Engineering Graduate Symposium

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 poster sessions featuring U-M current graduate students' research, simply register below. 

Prospective Student Registration:

Non-Travel Grant Seekers (includes U-M undergraduate students and non-U-M students):

For prospective graduate students within relatively close driving distance to Ann Arbor, prospective graduate students who intend to fund their own travel and do not choose to apply for a travel grant, or current U-M undergraduate students with intentions to attend the Engineering Graduate Symposium, there is a separate registration process. Please click here to access the registration form for non-travel grant seekers and U-M undergraduate students. For questions, please contact

Travel Grants Seekers (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 2, 2015 to apply for a travel grant has passed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Selection & Notification:

  • Travel grant applications will be reviewed by faculty in the department/program of interest.
  • Most students will be notified by phone/email by early 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:
10/29/15 Thursday Arrival:  2:00 - 5:00 PM ET or onward arrival flights
10/29/15 Thursday Evening: 7:00 PM onward Dinner and Social Activities
10/30/15 Friday Day: Engineering Graduate Symposium
10/30/15 Friday Evening: Dinner and Social Activities; Free Time in Ann Arbor/Campus
10/31/15 Saturday through noon: Ann Arbor/Campus Bus Tour, Lunch, Student Panel
10/31/15 Saturday afternoon: Program ends at noon; 2:00 PM ET onward departure flights

Feel free to contact with questions.