Middle East Studies

Research Travel Awards

2016-2017 Research Travel Awards


Research Travel Award Application Form

Middle East Studies Student Research Travel Awards
Up to $600 are available for Middle East Studies undergraduate concentrators
Up to $800 for Middle East Studies graduate students
Travel is not limited to the Middle East, however, applicants must be conducting research in Middle East Studies
Priority will be given to students concentrating in Middle East Studies using the funds towards research for the senior Capstone or Honors Thesis
Students in concentrations other than Middle East Studies but with Middle East-related research will be considered 
Deadline for Winter is November 21, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. EST.
Deadline for Spring cycle is March 13, 2018, 4:00 p.m. EST.

You will be asked to provide:
1) one page proposal
2) proposed itinerary
3) itemized budget
3) names of other funding sources (this will be viewed favorably)
4) letter of support from academic adviser for undergraduates. A letter of endorsement from a member of faculty for graduate students. This should be addressed to the Director cmes@brown.edu
5) contact information in US and overseas
Travel must be completed and original receipts (showing proof of purchase) must be submitted for reimbursement up to the amount of the award by January 27, 2018, for fall, and by May 12 , 2018 for spring.

You will be required to submit a research travel report of up to 500 words post-trip.