At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Division of the Social Sciences Research Travel Grants 2011-2012

Description: The Research Travel Grants will support dissertation research-related travel by advanced graduate students. Grants, up to a maximum of $2,500 but most smaller, will be awarded for academic year 2011-2012, beginning with the summer quarter. The awards are designed to help defray the costs of travel for students who have a specific research goal critical to their dissertations.

Eligibility: Advanced students in any of the Social Sciences Ph.D. programs may apply. To be eligible for consideration, a student must have been admitted to Ph.D. candidacy by the tenure of the grant, and preferably by the time of application, and must complete the research project no later than May 1, 2012.

Deadline(s): Applications must be submitted no later than April 29, 2011 for support of travel planned for academic year 2011-2012. Application forms are available here.

Awards will be funded by the Overseas Research Travel Grant Fund, the Orin Williams Fund, the Agnes and Nathan Janco Travel Grant Fund and the Renck Memorial Award Fund.

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