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 poster sessions featuring U-M current graduate students’ research and/or to attend the department visit, simply register below. 

Prospective Student Registration:

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

Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Engineering Graduate Symposium.  For prospective students who live within driving distance or current U-M undergraduate students interested in attending, please fill out the non-travel grant prospective student registration form by clicking here.  For questions, please contact

Travel Grant 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 to apply for a travel grant is September 30, 2016.  Click here for travel grant application. 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 for Travel Grant Recipients is as follows:
11/10/16 Thursday Arrival:  2:00 – 5:00 PM ET Flight Arrival and Welcome Social
11/10/16 Thursday Evening: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Dinner and Social Activities
11/11/16 Friday Day: Engineering Graduate Symposium and Department Visit
11/11/16 Friday Evening: Dinner and Social Activities; Free Time in Ann Arbor/Campus
11/12/16 Saturday through noon: Ann Arbor Activities, Lunch, and Student Panel
11/12/16 Saturday afternoon: Program ends at noon; 2:00 PM ET onward departure flights

Feel free to contact with questions.