Domestic and International Travel Grants

Travel Grant ImageThe Atlanta Global Studies Center announces the Faculty Travel Grant competition for AY 2019-20. These grants are designed to support the professional development of Georgia State and Georgia Tech faculty. Funding can be used for research travel or to present a paper at an academic conference. Grants for international travel are in the amount of $2,500, and grants for domestic travel are $500 each (AGSC reserves the right to modify the number and amounts of the awards if the applications so warrant).

All travel expense submissions must be completed by no later than August 14, 2020. Please note that any international travel must be approved by the US Department of Education 45 days in advance of a scheduled flight and must comply with the Fly America Act. This travel grant is funded by the US Department of Education Title VI grant.

Preference will be given to applicants who are junior or at early stages in their career, or who have limited access to research or conference travel support. Travel award recipients may be invited to present at AGSC Collaboratorium (Georgia Tech), Global Research Talks (GSU), or share their research in at the annual Atlanta Global Studies Symposium. Grant funds may be used for airfare, lodging, per diem, conference registration fee etc.

Applications should include:

  • A one-page proposal with a description of the proposed travel and the expected benefits to your research and the general area of global studies and/or language and intercultural studies.

  • An itemized budget

  • For conference travel, please attach a copy of the announcement of the conference and a notice showing that the proposed paper has been accepted for the conference;  

  • A brief curriculum vitae of no more than 2 pages

  • Announcement of awards will be made by March 6, 2020.

  • Deadline: All application materials must be submitted via email by no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020

    • Georgia Tech faculty: send your application to 

    • Georgia State faculty: send your application to