Fund Details
Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) - Fall Semester, Winter and Spring Break Travel/Conference Award
Award Amount
up to $500
Competition Type
Yale

Brief Description:

The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) - Fall Semester, Winter and Spring Break Travel/Conference Awards are available to Yale Graduate and Professional School students and undergraduate students to help defray travel costs for short-term research trips or trips to present at conferences in or about Latin America, Spain, and Portugal during the academic year. This is a supplemental award, so awards will only be up to $500 per student.

This award is available to Yale Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional School students to help defray travel costs for short-term research trips or trips for conferences relating to Latin America, Spain, and Portugal during the academic year. This is a supplemental award and awards will only be up to $500 per student. Only projects that take place during the 2023-2024 academic year will be considered for this award.




Description:

CLAIS Fall Semester/Winter Break Travel Awards are  available to Yale Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional School students to help defray travel costs for short-term research trips or trips for conferences relating to Latin America, Spain, or Portugal. This is a supplemental award and awards will only be up to $500 per student. 
 
To be eligible for this award, applicants must be members of the CLAIS'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 will 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 macmillan.financce@yale.edu within 10 days after completing travel
or receiving their award letter, whichever happens lastMore information about reimbursements: https://ovef.macmillan.yale.edu/resources-rpp


Applications will be reviewed based on the following deadlines:

Travel from Aug 30 to Nov 19: Applications due by October 2, 2023 at 1pm ET.

Travel from Nov 20 to Feb 18: Applications due by November 20, 2023 at 1pm ET

Travel from Feb 19-May 20: Applications due by February 19, 2024 at 1pm ET

Applications are not reviewed on a rolling basis; rather, all applications will be reviewed after the corresponding deadline date above. A letter or email of recommendation is necessary. Summer travel does not qualify for this grant.

Note: 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 shortly after each deadline. Submit your proposal and budget at least 45 days before your travel or project begin. You have to submit your receipts for reimbursements within 10 days of your return or receiving your award letter, whichever comes later. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture.

Applicants must submit a project description describing the Latin American or Iberian focus and include dates and locations of travel, unofficial transcript, proof of conference participation, 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. MA students are prioritized for conference grants.

For more information contact the Latin American and Iberian Studies Council at latin.america@yale.edu


Restrictions to Use of Award:

Grants can pay for transportation, conference registration fee(s), certain virtual fees, and potential lodging expenses. 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 http://www.yale.edu/yalecol/international/travel/policy.html 
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 http://www.yale.edu/hsc/Investigator/Student_projects.pdf .


Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Paola Martell at paola.martell@yale.edu

Search Filters:

Current Year of Study
  • Master’s Student
  • JD
  • MD
  • PhD Pre-Candidacy
  • PhD Post-Candidacy
    Term of Award
    • Spring
    • Fall
    • Winter Recess
      Grant or Fellowship Purpose
      • Project
      • Research
        Global Region or Country
        • -- Portugal (Southern Europe)
        • -- Spain (Southern Europe)
        • Latin America and Caribbean
          Citizenship Status
          • U.S. citizens are eligible
          • Non-U.S. citizens are eligible
            Current Professional School Discipline
            • Jackson School (MPP)
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              12/18/2023
              Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
              2/19/2024 1:00 PM