Center for Ethnic Studies Student Travel and Research Grant Application Form

Application Information
Academic Information

Indicate program(s) in which you are enrolled, if applicable. If you are not currently enrolled in any CES academic program, identify the relevant area(s) of your conference paper or research below.


Ethnic Studies Program Enrollment
Student Status

CES grants typically provide partial funding, with the average amount ranging from $500 to $1,000. It may help you to first fill out the budget fields below, and return to this question. 

Research / Travel Details

Please provide details about your project. Note: Projects should be closely aligned with the focus of the Center for Ethnic Studies. You can find more information on this focus here


Include name of conference and/or research site as applicable.

Timeline of projects should take place sometime during the current academic year or summer. 

City, state, country as applicable.

Projected Budget
Please describe below

List other sources of financial support for this particular travel/research request (e.g., other grants, department funding) and indicate whether these are definite commitments or applications you've submitted - and, if the latter, when you expect to hear the results of your request.

Supporting Documents
Acceptance Verification

Verification of acceptance to present paper or appropriate excerpt from conference program, or verification of permission to conduct research at the relevant site (library, archives, etc.).

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Project Description

Provide a project description of 1200-1500 words. Include a brief statement on how the project shows a substantial connection to one or more of the fields represented within the Center’s academic programs, how the grant would aid its development, and how much work has already been done on the project. (**please note we are no longer requiring an accompanying bibliography**)

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IRB Protocol Approval Letter OR protocol number, if applicable.

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We are dedicated to making this program (and its application process) accessible to all. Please contact us at to let us know if you would like to submit an application through other means or if you need assistance or other accommodations.


**PLEASE NOTE we are no longer requiring that your advisor send a separate letter of support, but if you would still like to request one from them, please have them direct it to Nick Spitulski by e-mail to or by campus mail to 455 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Rd.**

Please contact Ethnic Studies at if you have any questions about the Travel and Research Grants program or this application form.