The Eaton Graduate Research Awards is a semi-annual competition for graduate students working in the humanities and arts to support conference participation where students present a paper or perform or display their work for those in the arts. 

The excellence of the project will be the main criterion for selection. 

Award Amounts
Domestic: up to $500
International: up to $800

Deadlines
FALL: September 16, 2022
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SPRING/SUMMER: February 1, 2023

  • Applicants must be a full-time master's or doctoral level graduate student in good standing
  • Applicants applying for summer research awards must be enrolled in coursework the following fall
  • Applicants must be participating in conference presenting their own work 
  • Applicants may not receive more than one grant per academic year
  • In an effort to serve graduate students working in arts and humanities at CU Boulder, applicants who have not been previously funded by this award will be prioritized
  • Award recipients are responsible to fulfill and request approval to travel according to existing CU policy.  For more information, visit CU’s travel page 
  • If the conference you plan to attend is virtual and no travel is required, please apply. The Eaton award will cover your conference registration fee. 

  • Within one month of the completion of the grant period, recipients are required to submit a final report summarizing the project and describing the impact on your research. 
  • Acknowledgment of the Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) is required on all promotional/published materials for projects funded by the CHA. Use this language for credit: “This project is supported, in part, by a grant from the Center for Humanities & the Arts”
  • Download the Center for Humanities & the Arts logo here.

  • Personal Information (name, email, department affiliation, student ID)
  • Project Title 
  • Destination (Conference location)
  • Dates of Conference
  • Project details: Explain how attending this conference to present your research relates to your dissertation, thesis, or other research or creative work project on which you are currently working
  • Budget: include itemized expenses (conference registration fee, air fare, accommodations, shuttle, per diem, etc.)
  • A copy of the letter or email confirming acceptance to the conference or showing invitation to participate in a performance or exhibit
  • Optional: Letter of support from an advisor or faculty member, submitted with application or sent to chagrants@colorado.edu by the application deadline

Please complete the application form and include the materials requested in the project description and budget to apply for this award. 

Questions? Contact chagrants@colorado.edu.