UREAG Call for Travel Grant Applications

We would like to invite you to submit applications for the Travel Grant Award. All UREAG members whose proposal was accepted are eligible to apply to the grant. See guidelines below:

In line with CIES’s mission of global participation, the UREAG travel grant is designed to recognize efforts of students and scholars from under-represented ethnic and ability groups who need support for travel to the CIES conference to present the results of scholarly research. This travel grant is generously funded by the CIES Secretariat. UREAG supports grants ranging from $250-$400 each. UREAG travel grants are awarded based on the quality of the application, institutional representation, and attention to diversity. Special consideration is given to applicants traveling from outside North America.

A. Instructions for Application

You should be a member of UREAG in order to submit an application. Membership is free. To become a member, send an email to UREAG secretary Patricia Castillo, patricia.castillo@asu.edu with a completed CIES UREAG Membership Application.

Your Travel Grant application should consist of the official UREAG Travel Grant Application Form, your accepted abstract, and acceptance notification from CIES. Please make the email subject “UREAG Travel Grant Application” and name the file Yourlastname_UREAGapplication.doc (for example, Smith_UREAGapplication.doc). Applications must be received by January 2nd, 2015 (5:00pm EST). Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Grant recipients will be notified by February 2nd, 2015.

B. Conditions of Acceptance

Please note that grant recipients are required to agree to the following conditions:

Membership is a requirement for travel grant eligibility. If you would like to become a member of UREAG, simply send an email with your request to patricia.castillo@asu.edu. with the subject line “UREAG Membership Request” and a completed CIES UREAG Membership Application.

All recipients need to be present at the UREAG Business Meeting at CIES 2015 to receive the travel grant, unless the meeting directly conflicts with their own CIES presentation. The location and time for the meeting will be announced to all UREAG members by email.

Travel grant recipients will be required to submit a follow-up report of their participation in CIES 2015 within one month after the conference and to contribute in some capacity with UREAG the year of their award.

UREAG-CIES grant payments will be disbursed directly to the recipients in the UREAG business meeting.

Click here to download the UREAG Membership Application.

Click here to download the UREAG Travel Grant Application Form.