Religion and the Arts Travel Grant

Religion and the Arts Travel Grant

Funded by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona, Georgetown University
Application Deadline: April 16

The AAR Religion and the Arts Travel Grant will be awarded to a graduate student studying Religion and the Arts who is without institutional support to attend the AAR Annual Meeting. The travel grant will offset the travel costs associated with attending the Annual Meeting: registration fees (including tours and workshops), hotel room, transportation, and meals up to $1,500.

Eligibility Requirements
Current membership in the AAR with preference to applicants with consistent membership
Enrolled in a Religion and the Arts degree program or writing a thesis or dissertation on Religion and the Arts
Financial need—current status as a graduate student with lack of access to institutional or external funding
Applications Must Include
Brief bio including name, institutional affiliation
Statement of plans and involvement with religion and the arts opportunities at the Annual Meeting; participation on the program is a plus
Statement of financial need describing current income and estimated costs to attend the Annual Meeting as well as any institutional or external travel support available
Letter of recommendation from professor, chair, or director confirming the topic of your thesis or dissertation is on Religion and the Arts
Applicants should submit their materials through the online submission form found here. The application deadline is April 16, 2018, at 5:00 pm EDT.

The grant will be distributed at or after the Annual Meeting. Receipts for expenses will need to be submitted.

The grant winner will be asked to fill out a post-Annual Meeting survey about their contributions to the Annual Meeting, and the benefits of Annual Meeting attendance for their scholarship and vocation.

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