Graduate Student Travel Grant, 2019-20
Applications are due November 1, 2019.
The South Asia
Center Graduate Student Travel grant provides partial funding to graduate
students presenting South Asia-related research at national conferences. This
is an effort to help defray the cost of attending academic conferences.
will be $500. Not all students who apply will receive funding.
application can be found here.
the following guidelines when filing out the form:
- The applying student must be a
matriculated graduate student at SU, both at the time of submitting an
application, and at the time of travel.
- The student must be primary presenter
for a presentation focusing on a South Asia-related topic in any
discipline during the 2019-20 Academic Year (August 15, 2019-August 14,
2020). Preference will be given for national conferences such as Association
for Asian Studies and the UW Madison South Asia Conference, but
consideration will also be given for disciplinary conferences such as the
American Anthropological Association, American Association for Religion,
American Political Science Association annual meetings.
- The student may use the grant to
reimburse travel or lodging expenses, but not meals and other food.
- Each student may receive one travel
grant per academic year.
- Students must submit their
reimbursement paperwork within 30 days of completing the travel.
To complete the
application, you must submit:
- Paper abstract
- Proof of acceptance to the conference
(email, online schedule, etc.). If you
do not have proof of acceptance at the time of applying, we will ask you to
submit it when available. If your paper does not get accepted, you will not
receive the grant.