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Underrepresented Racial, Ethnic, and Ability Groups (UREAG) Travel Grant

In line with CIES's mission of global participation, the UREAG travel grant is designed to recognize efforts of students from under-represented ethnic and ability groups who need support for travel to the CIES conference to present the results of scholarly research. This travel grant is generously funded by the CIES Secretariat. In 2012, UREAG provided 17 presenters support ranging from $200-$400 each. UREAG travel grants are awarded based on the quality of the application, institutional representation, and attention to diversity. Special consideration is given to applicants traveling from outside North America.


Your application should consist of the official UREAG Travel Grant Application Form, your accepted abstract, and acceptance notification from CIES.

Proposals are to be submitted electronically as Word Attachment to UREAG-CIES Award Committee (ureagtravelgrant@gmail.com). Please make the email subject "UREAG Travel Grant Application" and name the file UREAGYourLastName.doc (for example, UREAGSmith.doc). Applications must be received by January 2nd, 2013 (5:00pm EST). Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Grant recipients will be notified by February 2nd, 2013.


Please note that grant recipients are required to agree to the following conditions:

1. Membership is a requirement for travel grant eligibility. If you would like to become a member of UREAG, simply send an email with your request to ureag@cies.us with the subject line "UREAG Membership Request".

2. All recipients need to be present at the UREAG Business meeting to receive the travel grant, unless the meeting directly conflicts with their own CIES presentation. The location and time for the meeting will be announced to all UREAG members by email.

3. Travel grant recipients will be required to submit a follow-up report of their participation in CIES 2012 within one month after the conference.

UREAG-CIES grant payments will be disbursed directly to the recipients in the UREAG business meeting.

We look forward to receiving your application materials.


The UREAG-CIES Travel Award Committee

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