Appropriations Advocacy Resource Now Available
    March 31, 2021

    New Advocacy Opportunity: Send a FY22 Appropriations Request to Your Member of Congress

    CGS has created this resource to assist Council members in submitting appropriations requests to their Members of Congress for programs of importance to graduate education and research. Supplemental resources, including a guide to submitting a request form and a sample form letter, are available here


    Pleases reach out to Matthew Smith ( with any questions.


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