Travel Grants Award Opportunities for Graduate Students in Dance

Travel Grants assist UCR graduate students in dance with travel expenses related to their research or enable them to present works at professional meetings. Students may apply for a grant to fund travel that will occur within the 6 months following the application deadline. Grants may be used only for transportation costs to and from the meeting or place of research, with submission of original receipts.

Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:30 PM.

Amount: Maximum award is US$450. Funds are awarded in Spring quarter.

Criteria: This program assists UCR graduate students in dance with travel expenses related to their research (at the dissertation or pre-dissertation levels) on bodies and movement, performance, and dance.  It aims to enable students to present works (papers, choreographies, videos, etc) at professional conferences, workshops, and festivals.  Students may also apply for a grant to fund travel to a research site.  Travel that will occur within the six months following the deadline is eligible.  Awards may be used only for transportation costs to and from professional meetings or research locations.

Application materials: Email the following materials to Katrina Oskie at Katrina.oskie@ucr.edu:

  • Travel Grant Cover Sheet
  • Abstract (2 pages max)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of invitation or acceptance, applicable for presentations at conferences and festivals and can be submitted at a later date if pending.
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member, in separate email to Katrina Oskie with subject: Travel Grant Reference Let.

Students will receive funds from the byped Research Platform as reimbursement of travel expenses upon submission of approved proof of travel costs (air travel itinerary, proof of payment and boarding passes, shuttle/taxi receipts, or mileage logs from personal use of car are the required forms of receipts).   Recipients must submit receipts for reimbursement within ten days after return from travel.