Fund Details
Thomas C. Barry Travel Fellowship - Term Time
Competition Type
Yale

Description:

Note: Application to this fellowship competition will be via the CIPE Term Time Common Application

The 
Thomas C. Barry Travel Fellowship supports independent projects and other work abroad in developing countries. This application is for projects which will take place in the term-time only and are different from your summer project (if applicable).

If you are undertaking a project which includes summer plus a term, you should apply using the CIPE Summer Fellowships Common Application.


The Barry Fellowship seeks to encourage students to pursue international cultural experiences that will enhance and diversify their personal and academic goals. The travel undertaken should thus be intellectually purposeful and personally enriching but need not contribute to an academic project.

This fellowship intends to support students pursuing activities that are unstructured or self-designed. Proposals concerning study abroad will not be considered.

Research projects must be original and of the student’s own design (with appropriate guidance from an experienced faculty member). If the proposed research project is part of a broader project, the applicant must carry out an independent, self-designed component for which he/she assumes responsibility. Applicants should clearly state in the brief description and proposal the ways in which this individual component is self-driven and independent.

Internships must be driven by and arranged by the student and must contain an independent component or project for which the applicant assumes sole responsibility.  Applications supporting internships in developing countries which students have arranged through reaching out to, and collaborating with, the Yale World Fellows are welcome. Applicants should clearly state in their brief description and proposal the ways in which their internship is self-driven and independent. Applications to support formal internship programs (e.g., Bulldogs internships) will not be considered.

In addition to funding, awardees become part of the community of Barry Fellows past and present. This involves dinners hosted by Thomas Barry, an annual dinner with the Yale World Fellows, and other networking opportunities.

This fellowship is limited to freshmen and sophomores.
 



Minimum duration: 8 weeks; however, it may last as long as one or two terms or a summer plus a term (for summer plus a term applications, please apply via the CIPE Summer Fellowships Common Application). For all term-time projects students would need to take a Leave of Absence. Projects of shorter duration will not be considered.

The proposed project must be a full-time commitment and be the primary activity for the duration of the fellowship.

Students whose majors are traditionally underrepresented in the student population studying abroad (e.g., the sciences and engineering) are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to students who have not previously lived, studied, or worked in a developing country. The award reflects Mr. Barry’s broad international perspective and his strong commitment to initiatives that both foster a keen appreciation of global issues and give evidence of sustainability. Generally, eight to ten awards are made each year.



Application Information:

The Thomas C. Barry Term-Time Travel Fellowship is one of the CIPE Yale College Term Time Fellowships and all applicants must apply using the CIPE Term Time Fellowships Common Application.

The CIPE Term Time Fellowships Common Application is only for those students who intend to carry out a term-time project only or a term-time project which is different from their proposed summer project.

If you intend to carry out a project which extends through the summer into term-time, you should apply via the CIPE Summer Fellowships Common Application. Such projects are only supported by the following fellowships and you will need to take a leave of absence from the university.

  • John O'Leary and Patricia Cepeda Fellowship for the Study of Latin America
  • Niebla Foundation Travel Fellowship
  • Thomas C Barry Travel fellowship
  • Yale College Class of 2004 Travel Fellowship
Students who have applied to any of the above fellowships to support a summer activity may not apply to the same fellowship to support a term-time project.



Special Eligibility Requirements:

Interested applicants may schedule an appointment with a Fellowship Adviser; however, meeting with an adviser is not mandatory.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the Web site for the Thomas C. Barry Travel Fellowship created by former Barry Fellows.

Students participating in Undergraduate Career Services International Bulldogs Internship programs are not eligible to apply for this fellowship.



Restrictions to Use of Award:

To satisfy the minimum duration requirements of the fellowship to which you are applying, your project must your sole activity, conducted without interruption, for the duration of the experience.

Please note that fellowship funds are meant to cover the costs of the proposed activity only. Budgets should not include compensation for lost income or funding towards the Student Income Contribution.

All interested applicants must review the Yale University International Travel Policy. Projects in specific countries within approved regions may not be eligible for funding based on current UnitedHealthcareGlobal threat ratings, State Department Warnings, and the Yale University International Travel Policy.

Yale University policy requires that certain types of research projects involving human subjects be reviewed by an institutional review board (IRB) prior to the start of the study to ensure that the project meets University requirements and any applicable regulations. Click here to see if your project needs to be reviewed, for advice on working with human subjects, and for more information about the process and requirements.

Students applying to fellowships to support activities in or near their home towns may not be eligible to receive funding for certain budget items (e.g. housing). Please ask a fellowships adviser for more information.

International student applicants should inform the Office of International Students and Scholars of their plans to ensure they will be in compliance with the terms of their visa.

For other funding possibilities, please consider the International Summer Award and these other resources.


Links to Additional Information:

  1. CIPE Fellowship Policies
  2. Fellowship Programs, CIPE
  3. Yale University International Travel Policy



Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Emma Rose at emma.rose@yale.edu.

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          • U.S. citizens are eligible
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            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            1/10/2018
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            2/14/2018 1:00 PM