University of California, San Diego
AND AREA STUDIES (IICAS)
October 14, 2004
ACADEMIC SENATE MEMBERS
KEY ADMINISTRATORS/KEY SUPPORT STAFF
The Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies (IICAS) announces a competition for travel grants to support research by undergraduates in international, comparative, and area studies. The travel grants will be awarded for two purposes: research for senior honors theses and conference travel. Thesis research will be given priority in the awards.
Awards: Awards will be made for travel between December 2004 and June 2005. Awards will not exceed $1,000. The awards may be used for travel expenses incurred in the U.S. or abroad.
Eligibility: All UCSD undergraduates. Applicants must be registered UCSD students during the period of the proposed travel.
Application Requirements: All student applications must include
1) one-page budget outline
2) description of thesis project or conference to be attended (no
3) a resume or curriculum vitae
5) one letter of endorsement from a UCSD faculty member familiar
Applications should be addressed to Diana F. Wilder, MSO, IICAS, Mail Code 0539. Electronic submissions are acceptable (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications must be received at IICAS no later than 4:30 PM on November 23, 2004. The IICAS Advisory Committee will announce the results of the competition by early December 2004.
A second cycle in this competition for AY 2005-2006 will be announced in spring 2005.
Reporting Requirements: All recipients must agree to acknowledge assistance from IICAS in any thesis, publication, or other product that results from IICAS-supported research.
Questions about the application process may be directed to IICAS Director Miles Kahler (Tel.: 858-822-5295, E-mail: email@example.com) or to the following members of the IICAS Advisory Committee.
IICAS ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
Joseph Esherick, History (Committee Chair)