Scholarship Detail

Institute of International Studies- Undergraduate Research and Travel Grant In International Studies

Program Information

Deadline Month: April, November
Application Deadline Dates: Fall- 04/15/2021, Spring- 11/15/2020
Award Amount: $500-$1000
UCB Students Only
The Undergraduate Research & Travel Grant supports UC Berkeley undergraduate students who plan to travel to do research in international studies, in the broadest sense, to give a presentation at a conference on a topic related to international studies, in the broadest sense, or to enroll in a foreign language course. Students must be registered for the term in which they are planning to travel. Grant amounts will depend on the location of the conference (domestic or international).
Type: Undergraduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Junior, Senior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students, Undocumented Students
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Other Requirements:
Must have completed at least one semester in residence at U.C. Berkeley

Submission Requirements

Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 1
Letters of Rec Notes: Can come from a GSI or faculty member
Project Proposal: Yes
Project Proposal Notes: Applicants must submit a one page research proposal that addresses: -the research question, -why it is important to the field of research; -a preliminary research plan
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Proposals should briefly identify how the student is qualified to conduct the research (past or planned coursework, languages, etc.). Proposals should also indicate the format for research (during EAP, as an independent study, etc.). E-mail all required application components (as detailed above) as one pdf. document to

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