The Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) is pleased to announce its semi-annual competition for graduate student travel awards.  Awards of $500 will be awarded on a competitive basis for graduate students working in the humanities and arts to support travel to conferences where they will present a paper or, for those in the arts, where the student will perform or display their work. All eligible applications will be considered. The excellence of the project will be the main criterion for selection. 

Covid-19 Update
CU currently has travel restrictions in place. For those intending to travel, first go to the CU’s travel page and request approval to travel. Proof of authorization to travel must be submitted along with your application. If the conference you plan to attend is virtual and no travel is required, please apply. The Eaton award will cover conference registration fees. Click here for more information regarding CU's travel policies and how to request approval.

CHA will award four travel grants during the fall semester and six grants will be available for travel occurring in the spring and summer.

Travel awards are reimbursed upon the conclusion of the trip.

Deadline to apply for fall travel is Friday, September 11, 2020. Spring/summer 2021 deadline is Friday, February 12, 2021. 

Applicants must be a full-time master's or doctoral level graduate student in good standing
Applicants applying for summer travel awards must be enrolled in coursework the following fall
Applicants must be traveling to a conference to present their own work 
Applicants may not receive more than one grant per academic year
Departments will be limited to two grants per academic year
Applications must provide proof of authorization to travel if travelling to a conference

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. 

To apply for this award, please complete the application form and include the materials requested in the project description and budget. 

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