Graduate Travel Awards

 

Graduate Conference Travel Awards

The College Arts and Humanities Institute announces a competition (three times per year) for graduate students to support costs related to travel to professional conferences at which the student is presenting a paper.

Eligibility: Any Ph.D. or MFA student in the arts and humanities (in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University) may apply.

Students must be enrolled at IU in order to apply for and receive award funding.

Requirements and Criteria

Applications must consist of:

  • a short vita;
  • documentation that the student has had a paper accepted for the conference;
  • a brief abstract (no more than 200 words) of the paper to be given;
  • a letter of support, from a faculty advisor or the departmental DGS;
  • documentation that there are no outstanding charges on student’s bursar account.

Awards may be up to $1000.

Recipients must wait an academic year before reapplying.

Deadlines:

  • September 5, 2014 (notifications no later than October 3)
  • January 16, 2015 (notifications no later than February 6)
  • March 27, 2015 (notifications no later than April 24)

NB: If other internal or external funding is received for the same project, CAHI requires notification, and reserves the right to adjust or reassign awards in light of this information. Awards cannot be given retroactively for conferences already attended before the date of award notification. Funding will come in the form of a fellowship that will be processed through SIS and credited to the recipient’s bursar account.

Please submit all materials electronically to cahi@indiana.edu by 5 p.m. on the date of the deadline.

 

Dissertation or MFA Thesis Research Travel Awards

The College Arts and Humanities Institute announces a competition (two times per year) for travel costs related to travel for the purposes of research (visits to archives, fieldwork, etc.).

Eligibility: Any Ph.D. student in the arts and humanities (in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University) who has completed all course work, been advanced to candidacy, and who is at work on the dissertation. MFA students must be within one year of completing their thesis work.

Students must be enrolled at IU in order to apply for and receive award funding.

Requirements and Criteria

Applications must consist of:

  • a short vita;
  • a short research statement, outlining the research to be done, and the necessity of the travel (no more than 750 words);
  • a budget outlining expected costs;
  • a letter of support from a faculty advisor;
  • documentation that there are no outstanding charges on student’s bursar account.

Deadlines:

  • September 5, 2014 (notifications no later than October 3)
  • March 27, 2015 (notifications no later than April 24)

Awards may be up to $2000.

NB: If other internal or external funding is received for the same project, CAHI requires notification, and reserves the right to adjust or reassign awards in light of this information. Awards cannot be given retroactively for travel occurring before the date of award notification. Funding will come in the form of a fellowship that will be processed through SIS and credited to the recipient’s bursar account.

Please submit all materials electronically to cahi@indiana.edu by 5 p.m. on the date of the deadline.