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 ASEEES is pleased to announce the new ASEEES Diversity and Inclusion Convention Travel Grant program.  We will offer 5 grants of up to $500 to subsidize travel to attend the ASEEES Annual Convention.

GRANT AMOUNT: Up to $500 USD

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 31 11:59 PM Hawaii Time


PROGRAM PURPOSE:

The purpose of this grant program is:

To promote diversity in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies by fostering greater inclusion of underrepresented minority students in the field, and
To provide greater understanding of the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.


ELIGIBILITY:

BA, MA, and PhD students from all backgrounds studying the humanities or social science fields at any college or university, who have demonstrated a commitment to the purpose outlined above through either their studies, research, teaching, or service to the profession, are encouraged to apply. Applicants need not be session participants in the convention program to apply. 

How to Apply: 

  • Complete this online grant application form, which includes a 250-word essay, addressing how your experience, study and/or career plans align with the program purpose outlined above and how attending the ASEEES Convention will advance these plans. Also include your curriculum vitae and the e-mail address of a faculty member who will submit a letter of reference. If you will be a convention session participant, please include the session title and the paper title and abstract, as applicable. 
  • Make sure that a faculty member submits a letter of reference by September 5.  The referee will get an e-mail notification on how to submit the letter via the application site. 

For more information contact aseees.grants@pitt.edu or (412) 648-9911

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