Fund Details
European Studies Council - Fall Semester, Winter, and Spring Break Travel/Conference Award
Award Amount
up to $500
Competition Type


European Studies Council’s Fall Semester/Winter/Spring Break Travel Awards are available to Yale Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional School students to help defray travel costs for research trips or trips for conferences relating to Europe, Eurasia, or Russia. Due to Yale travel restrictions during the covid-19 pandemic, funding for research needs that may be done remotely are included as well as some certain, select, and pre-approved research travels (provided these are approved by the research committee)

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be members of the European Studies Council’s Graduate Fellows Network or Undergraduate Fellows Network. Read here for more information. Awards will be up to $500 and will be paid as reimbursements for substantiated expenses that conform to Yale travel and expenditure policies. 
Funds would be disbursed only when the student presents their receipts to the MacMillan Center Business Office that will monitor expenses and process payments. Receipts need to be submitted to within 10 days after completing travel. Due to Yale travel restrictions during the covid-19 pandemic, funding for research needs that may be done remotely are included as well as some certain, select, and pre-approved research travels (provided these are approved by the research committee). 

Limited funds are available on a rolling basis and are available until exhausted.  A letter or email of recommendation is necessary. 

 After completing all sections, please remember to click "Final Review and Submit" above to submit your application.

Application Information:

Notifications of awards will be made throughout the semester. Submit your proposal and budget at least 30 business days before your travel. You have to submit your receipts for reimbursements within 10 business days of your return. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture.
Applicants must submit a project description describing the European focus and include dates and locations of travel, unofficial transcript, proof of conference participation, A letter or email of recommendation, and budget including total of estimated expenses and noting available sources of and applications for other funds. Equipment purchases are not allowed. There is no reimbursement for food. Reimbursements will only be for travel, accommodations, or conference registration fees.
For conference grant proposals, note that PhD students should apply for MacMillan Center International Conference Travel grants first. 
For more information, contact Christina Andriotis at

Restrictions to Use of Award:

Grants can pay for transportation, conference registration fee, and lodging only. Meals will need to paid from other sources.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All undergraduate students must adhere to the Yale University International Travel Policy. For more information go to 
Yale University policy requires that certain types of research projects involving human subjects be reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to the start of the study to ensure that the project meets University Policy and any other applicable regulations. To see if your project needs to be reviewed, for advice on working with human subjects, and for more information about the IRB process and requirements go to .

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Christina Andriotis at

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