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EDA Awards 185 Grants to Rebuild and Restrengthen American Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation

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Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation ARP

The U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation program invested $750 million in  American Rescue Plan  funding to support communities across the country whose economies were hard hit by damage to these sectors from the COVID-19 pandemic. With funding going to every state and territory across 185 awards, EDA’s investments are rebuilding the travel and tourism sector and creating a more equitable, competitive, and resilient industry.

Learn more about the Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation grantees by exploring the  American Rescue Plan Impact Map .

The Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation program is divided into two components:

  • State Tourism Grants:  $510 million in direct awards to help states quickly invest in marketing, infrastructure, workforce and other projects to rejuvenate safe leisure, business and international travel.
  • Competitive Grants:  $240 million to help communities that have been hardest hit by challenges facing the travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation sectors to invest in infrastructure, workforce, or other projects to support the recovery of the industry and economic resilience of the community in the future.

Each state or territory is utilizing its directly allocated funds to engage in activities that best support their travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation sectors. These activities include but are not limited to workforce training, new construction or upgrades to existing tourism infrastructure, tourism marketing and promotion, and tourism-related economic planning. The competitive grant program is distributed across 126 awards to support communities across the country as they rebuild and strengthen their travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation sectors. The competitive funding is expected to generate $1.1 billion in private investment and to create or save 10,291 jobs , according to grantee estimates. This program was designed to prioritize equity, and as a result, more than 50% of competitive awards are expected to directly benefit historically underserved communities and populations. In addition, $29.3 million across 12 awards is supporting coal communities and $21.2 million across 9 awards is supporting Indigenous communities.

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Northern Health Travel Grant Program

Learn about financial assistance for Northern Ontario residents who travel long distances for medical specialist services

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The Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ) program offers financial assistance to Northern Ontario residents who need to travel long-distances for specialized medical services or procedures at a ministry-funded health care facility.

For eligible applicants, travel grants are based on the distance you need to travel to reach the nearest medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility that can provide the required health care services without delay.

To qualify, you need to:

  • have traveled at least 100 kilometers ( km ) one-way to access the nearest medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility services that are not available locally
  • submit your NHTG application to the Ministry of Health ( MOH ) within 12 months of the date of treatment

Note: The NHTG program helps you pay for some medical travel-related expenses but does not cover all expenses (such as meals or taxi).

Telemedicine

Telemedicine supports almost every clinical specialty and offers a cost-effective alternative for Northern Ontario residents who need to travel for specialized medical services or procedures at a ministry-funded health care facility.

A telemedicine appointment with the Ontario Telemedicine Network ( OTN ) is like an in-person visit, but the physician uses a monitor. Ask your health care provider if telemedicine is a suitable option for your needs.

Please consider telemedicine instead of travel.

Eligibility

Below are the following eligibility conditions for the Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ) program:

  • You are an OHIP -insured Ontario resident on the date of treatment.
  • Your primary place of residence is in the districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Kenora, Manitoulin, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Rainy River, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, or Timiskaming.
  • You have obtained a referral from a Northern Ontario health care provider (such as a physician, dentist, optometrist, chiropractor, midwife or nurse practitioner).
  • A Winnipeg (Manitoba) physician enrolled on the Manitoba Health Specialist Register and permitted to bill as a specialist.
  • A physician who holds a specialist certificate of registration issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario ( CPSO ) in a recognized medical or surgical specialty other than family or general practice.
  • a cleft lip and palate clinic
  • a clinic that tests for low vision
  • a clinic that can fit artificial limbs and walking aids and is approved by the ministry's Assistive Devices program
  • the Speech Foundation of Ontario, Toronto Children's Centre
  • chemotherapy at a regional cancer center
  • MRI or dialysis services performed in a hospital
  • ultrasound or Pulmonary Function Testing services performed in a hospital
  • The nearest medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility able to provide the type of care or procedure you require in Ontario or Winnipeg (Manitoba) is at least 100 kilometers from your area of residence.

When you are not eligible

You do not qualify for the Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ) program if:

  • the health care service is not an OHIP -insured benefit
  • the care is related to a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board claim
  • your employer pays for your medical services or travel costs
  • another government program or organization pays for your travel (such as a First Nations Band or the federal government)
  • the health care services have to do with a private insurance company (for example, if there is third-party liability for medical travel costs, such as medical services related to a motor vehicle accident)
  • you travel round trip by ambulance
  • non-Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada ( RCPSC ) certified medical specialist
  • non- RCPSC certified physician in Winnipeg (Manitoba) who is not enrolled on the Manitoba Health Specialist Register
  • physician who does not hold a specialist certificate of registration issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario ( CPSO ) in a recognized medical or surgical specialty other than family or general practice
  • ministry-funded health care facility
  • the nearest specialist or ministry-funded health care facility is within 100 kilometers of your area of residence
  • your trip is for something other than health care
  • you are travelling to visit a sick relative in hospital
  • your travel is not within Ontario or Winnipeg (Manitoba)

Note: If you travel one way by ambulance and the other way by car or public transportation, you may qualify for a partial grant.

If you do not have a northern referring provider, you may still qualify for a travel grant under the NHTG program. For information, you can contact the Ministry of Health ( MOH ), Claims Services Branch by phone at: 1-800-262-6524 .

Assisted costs

You may visit any medical specialist, hospital or ministry-funded health care facility in Ontario or Winnipeg (Manitoba) that qualifies.

Whether you are traveling by car, air, bus or rail, travel grants are always paid at a rate of 41 cents per kilometer (based on the round-trip distance) between your home and the nearest medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility able to provide the required OHIP -insured services. Please note there is a 100-kilometer deductible on your trip , meaning 100 kilometers will be deducted from the total distance of the trip when calculating the amount of the travel grant.

The Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ) program does not cover expenses for meals or taxi services . However, receipts for gas and meals should be kept for 12 months if we require proof of travel for audit purposes.

Accommodation allowance

The NHTG program offers an accommodation allowance for patients who:

  • meet the travel grant eligibility criteria
  • travel a one-way distance of at least 200 kilometers to reach the nearest medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility able to provide the required services
  • submit original accommodation receipts in their name or as a guest to prove accommodation expenses (for patients under the age of 18, an accommodation receipt can be in the name of their parent or guardian)

You may be eligible for additional accommodation allowance if it is necessary to spend more than 1 night out-of-town to access medical specialist services or ministry-funded health care facility-based procedures.

Additional accommodation allowance for each treatment trip will be determined as follows:

  • $100 per night up to 2 nights
  • $250 for 3 nights
  • $500 for 4-7 nights
  • $550 for 8 or more nights

If you and other patients travel together in the same car, only 1 travel grant will be provided for the round trip. However, if you both meet the NHTG program eligibility requirements and your one-way trip to the nearest medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility is at least 200 kilometers, you both may qualify for the $100.00 accommodation allowance.

Note: You will not be eligible for an accommodation allowance if you have not paid an official accommodation expense (for example, staying with a friend or family member).

How to submit for additional accommodation allowance

To request additional accommodation allowance, please specify the number of medically-necessary lodging nights in Section 1 of the NHTG application form.

The medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility provider must also indicate the number of nights in Section 3 of the application form, or they can submit a letter to the NHTG program.

When writing a letter to the NHTG program the medical provider should use the phrasing:

“In their professional judgement, the accommodation allowance of greater than one night’s stay is necessary to access an out-of-town medical specialist health care service or ministry-funded health care facility based procedure.”

This letter must be submitted along with the application form to qualify for an additional accommodation allowance.

Assisted cost examples

Example 1 - eligible grant from point a to point b.

The one-way distance in this example is 160  km .

The grant is the two-way distance minus 100  km multiplied by 41 cents per km .

160  km (the one-way distance) x 2 (the two-way distance) - 100 ( km ) x 0.41 (cents per km travelled) = $90.20

Example 2 - Eligible grant from Point C to Point D

The one-way distance in this example is 300 km .

It was necessary for 1 night out-of-town in this example.

  • Travel grant calculation is 300  km (the one-way distance) x 2 (the two-way distance) - 100  ( km ) x 0.41 (cents per km travelled) = $205.00
  • Accommodation allowance is $100.00 (for 1 night)

Total payment to the patient for the trip is $205 (for the calculated travel grant) + $100 (for the accommodation allowance of 1 night) = $305.00

Example 3 - Eligible grant from Point C to Point D

The one-way distance in this example is 300  km .

In this example, a specialist/ministry-funded health care facility provider determines that 3 nights out-of-town are medically necessary.

  • Travel grant calculation is 300  km (the one-way distance) x 2 (the two-way distance) - 100 ( km ) x 0.41 (cents per km travelled) = $205.00
  • Accommodation allowance is $250.00 (for 3 nights)

Total payment to the patient for the trip is $205 (for the calculated travel grant) + $250 (for the accommodation allowance of 3 lodging nights) = $455.00

Receipts are required for proof and audit purposes to ensure appropriate spending of public funds.

Only original receipts will be accepted and applications will not be processed unless an original receipt is provided as proof of payment for an accommodation or commercial transportation expense.

Official itemized receipts must be submitted along with your application for the accommodation allowance. “Itemized receipt” refers to a receipt that lists the item(s) purchased and the individual price(s) for each item. This could include a hotel, motel or bed and breakfast. The accommodation receipt must include:

  • the name of the patient
  • the date(s) of stay
  • a fee paid for the stay

Note: The authorization receipt for a credit or debit card transaction is not considered an itemized receipt.

If traveling by air, bus, or rail, you must submit the original ticket, receipt or itinerary showing:

  • a fare paid
  • who travelled
  • the date of travel
  • the destination

Application

Download the Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ) program application form .

The NHTG program application forms are also available from various northern health care providers, such as:

  • optometrists
  • nurse practitioners
  • chiropractors

Note: Please ensure you are using a current version of the NHTG program application form by referring to the new Section 4 Payment Preference.

Application submission

All applications must be received by the Ministry of Health ( MOH ) within 12 months from the date of service or treatment. We are not responsible for lost or delayed applications or those sent after 12 months from the date of treatment.

For each round treatment trip, you must complete a separate application form. Only 1 application can be submitted for each round trip regardless of the number of medical specialists or ministry-funded health care facilities visited during that round trip.

The NHTG program only accepts application forms and original receipts for accommodation allowance by mail. Do not submit photocopies. Please include your receipts or itinerary for accommodation, bus, rail and air travel, along with those of your travel companion (if applicable).

Submit your application and original receipts to:

Ministry of Health - Claims Services Branch Northern Health Travel Grant, Sudbury office 159 Cedar Street, 7 th  Floor Sudbury, Ontario P3E 6A5

Note: If your application is incomplete or filled out incorrectly, it will be returned to you, which could lead to payment delays.

Section 1: Patient information

If the patient is a child under 16 years of age, a parent or guardian with custody, a children’s aid society worker or other lawfully entitled person may complete and sign the form on behalf of the patient.

If the patient is 16 years of age or older but is unable to provide consent themselves, a Substitute Decision Maker ( SDM ) may complete and sign the form on the patient’s behalf. A SDM can be a patient’s:

  • guardian who has authority to make a decision on behalf of patient
  • attorney for personal care who has authority to make a decision on behalf of patient
  • representative appointed by the Consent and Capacity Board with authority to give consent
  • spouse or partner
  • child/parent or children’s aid society or other person legally entitled to give/refuse consent
  • parent with only right of access
  • brother or sister
  • other relative

Note: For more specific information on SDMs , please contact the Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ) program directly.

Section 2: Northern referring provider information

The referral section of the NHTG program application only needs to be filled out once every 12 months if you are making a follow-up trip to the same medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility. If follow-up visits are made to a different specialist or ministry-funded health care facility, a new referral is required.

Note: People aged 30 to 69 travelling to an Ontario Breast Screening program do not need to complete the referral section on the NHTG program application form.

Section 3: Specialist or health care facility service provider information

This section of the NHTG program application form must be signed and completed by the medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility provider. In this section, they will specify the date on which the visit or procedure was performed.

Make sure the medical specialist or ministry-funded health care facility provider you are travelling to fills out all the information under this section of the application form, including the number of medically necessary nights for each treatment trip.

Section 4: Payment preference

It is mandatory to fill out Section 4 of the NHTG program application to determine the payment preference of patients, third parties and companions (if applicable).

If you select the direct deposit option, please provide a completed bank-issued payroll direct deposit form or void cheque along with your grant application.

Section 5: Companion information

If you are applying for a companion grant, your travelling companion must also fill in the proper information in Section 5 of the application form. To qualify for a companion grant, the following conditions must be met:

  • The person that helps you during travel must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Your companion must travel with you and pay a fare if travel is by air, rail or bus and receipts must be provided (Air Miles or other loyalty programs are acceptable as a method of payment).
  • The patient must be younger than 16 years of age or the northern referring provider must indicate in Section 2 of the application form that the patient needs a travel companion for health or safety reasons.

If travel is round trip by personal vehicle, both you and your travel companion may qualify for an equal share of 1 grant.

Note: Travel companions are not eligible for an accommodation allowance.

Application denial

If your application for an NHTG is denied, you can request an internal review or reconsideration within 12 months from the date provided on the denial letter that was mailed to you. Please follow the information and instructions in the denial letter.

If there are exceptional medical circumstances surrounding your treatment trip that may allow an exception to the program eligibility criteria, you may appeal your denial decision to the external and independent NHTG Medical Appeals Committee in writing to:

Medical Appeals Committee C/O : Northern Health Travel Grant Claims Services Branch 159 Cedar Street, 7 th Floor Sudbury, Ontario P3E 6A5

Payment options

Direct deposit payment.

When you choose direct deposit, the grant payment will be deposited directly into your bank account.

If you choose direct deposit, you must submit a bank-issued payroll direct deposit form or void cheque along with your grant application. This applies if it is your first time using direct deposit for grant payments or if your banking information has changed since your last direct deposit grant payment.

Companions must provide a new bank issued payroll direct deposit form or void cheque each time an application is submitted. The ministry does not retain banking information for companions after an application has been processed.

Cheque payment

When you choose cheque payment, a cheque will be delivered by registered mail to the mailing address provided on your application.

If your application is approved, the ministry will provide your grant payment within 6 weeks from the date it receives your correctly completed application form. Please allow for the complete 6 weeks before checking on the status of your application.

Bank issued direct deposit form or void cheque

Bank issued direct deposit form.

The payroll direct deposit form provides bank account information in place of a void cheque. Your contact information and details about your bank are included. This includes the bank’s transit and institution numbers and your account number. This information ensures your payment is directed into your bank account.

Many larger financial institutions offer online access to download and print a payroll direct deposit form. Check online to see if your bank provides access to obtain a payroll direct deposit form or contact your bank to request a payroll direct deposit form.

Void cheques

A void cheque is a cheque with the word “void” written across the front, which indicates that it shouldn't be accepted for payment. The cheque can still be used to get the information needed for electronic payments. Remove a blank cheque from your cheque book and write the word "VOID" in large, bold letters across the front of the cheque in pen or permanent ink.

If you do not have paper cheques, you may be able to get a void cheque by going to your bank and asking for a printed copy of one.

Note: There may be a fee for this service.

For more details, contact the Ministry of Health ( MOH ), Claims Services Branch, Northern Health Travel Grant ( NHTG ), Sudbury office by

  • mail: Ministry of Health - Claims Services Branch Northern Health Travel Grant, Sudbury office 159 Cedar Street, 7 th Floor Sudbury, Ontario P3E 6A5
  • phone:  1-800-262-6524

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How to Get Travel Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships & More

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Money can’t buy you love, but it CAN buy you international plane tickets. So…Love shmove! 

Let’s get real for a sec. Travel ain’t free and it certainly ain’t (always) cheap. If you want to see the world—I mean really see it—you’re gonna have to spend some $$$. In a perfect world, international airfare wouldn’t drive us to Google “how much will my kidney sell for?” And that’s WITH all the amazing flight deal hacks ! 

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Us, once we see the cost of our dream program abroad.

So, how are we, the not-Beyonce’s of the world, supposed to afford to study, intern, volunteer, or teach abroad? How do we go from being trifling good-for-nothing type of brothers to a baller? 

Travel. Scholarships. Grants. Fellowships.

That’s right, now you can pay your bills and now we DEFINITELY can chill. None of this maxing out cards and acting dumb when the bill comes. Nah-uh. We’re not playing Bey like that. You can apply for scholarships to travel abroad—no joke. 

Don’t believe me? Watch the video and read the transcript below. Our travel experts lay out exactly how you can use travel grants, fellowships, and scholarships to make ALLLLLL your adventures come to life.

Video transcript

The only thing more stressful than packing four months of junk into a suitcase is applying for travel scholarships. Deadlines, eligibility factors, essays—trying to impress someone enough in 500 words or less so that they will literally help fund your dreams is a daunting experience. 

DON’T WORRY. WE GOT YOU.

Let’s chat SCHOLARSHIPS, y’all! That’s right, you can get FREE MONEY to study, volunteer, intern, get your TEFL certificate, etc. 

One more time: Free. Money.

We’re here to tell you about how GoAbroad can help you find travel scholarships to make all your travel dreams come true. So if you have one, wait, I promise it’ll come true! That’s why we put this how-to video together to help you find the right student travel scholarships, get your application game up to snuff, and watch that free money come rollin’ on in. 

What kinds of travel fellowships, scholarships, & grants are there?

There’s academic scholarships to travel abroad , which is great if you love report cards—for you smarties out there! 

Athletic scholarships for travel are a slam dunk! Now you don’t have to be a pro, but if you’re really good and play a sport in college this might be the right scholarship for you. 

Is your ethnicity or gender under-represented in travel? Demographic scholarships to travel abroad are for you. 

Destination based student travel scholarships —different countries have different scholarships for international students. [So be sure to check those out]

Find a scholarship based on your field of study. [AKA— major-specific travel scholarships for college students. ]

Do you receive the Pell Grant or other financial aid? Then, apply for need-based travel scholarships .

OR, your alma mater could hook you up with university-specific scholarships to travel abroad . And to help undergraduate students afford to take on unpaid or underpaid summer internships, study abroad programs, or service trips abroad, or even summer research. There’s just heaps of options! I could go on and on and on all day. 

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Stop doodling and dreaming, and start doing! Seriously, those applications won’t finish themselves.

Where can I find travel scholarships for college students? 

We’re glad you asked! We’ve got a handy dandy little thing over at GoAbroad called a “ Scholarships Directory .” This is your go-to for all things travel scholarships! Again: Go. Abroad. Scholarships directory. Filter your search by experience to find great opportunities across the web, all in one place.

PRO TIP: For those of you still in school, if you haven’t popped by your international programs or financial aid offices, you better make an appointment! It’s right there, it’s easy to use, they’ll be there with you throughout the whole process and you’ll be on your way to your next adventure in no time.

How do I apply for travel grants, fellowships, & scholarships without wasting my time?

Another great question, class! Very nice! My mother’s always told me that if you’re not nervous about a job interview, then you probably don’t really care about the job. I think the same thing stands true for a lot of other things as well. [**Like applying for scholarships to travel abroad.]

Here are a few insider tips so that you don’t waste your time, and, you’re ultimately getting the most bang for your buck! (Buck for your bang???—Whatever, here’s how to kick ASS at scholarship apps.) 

Get organized! Put everything in one place—Google drive, a spreadsheet, or an *actual* folder with printed materials. [Whatever your style is, just make sure you have everything together and easy to find.]

DUE. DATES. DO MATTER. They do, do, do, okay? So mark all your due dates and create reminders for them one or two weeks out. You don’t want to be scrambling to get everything together last minute. Trust me, it’s not enjoyable. 

Ask for letters of recommendation. Now this could be something from your past boss or your teacher. Some scholarships will require letters of recommendation. Start this process early to give recommenders plenty of time to craft a meaningful letter for you. [Plus, if one falls through, you’ll want time to queue up a backup!]

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Next stop: Adventure abroad!

Craft a KILLER application essay. Yes, you have to write. This is like, 90% of the application, right? You’ll need to check the specifics of each prompt. Some might be looking for a personal narrative, some might want you to answer a very specific question or speak to a current event or major world issue. In order to get the dough you gotta put in the time. 

  • Understand your goals — ask yourself why this experience is important, what will you bring to the table, and what do you expect to take away from the experience. 
  • Outline your essay —but like, seriously. Even if it starts only as “Intro, body, and conclusion,” at least you need to know where you’re headed so you don’t end up submitting a two-page ramble about nothing. 
  • Then you want to edit, edit, edit.
  • Edit again, edit again, and edit AGAIN. There’s going to be no typos for you. You want to look professional and you want to look smart. 
  • Send your draft to someone you trust to give you feedback and edit it, again. Like your mom, or your English teacher. 
  • ONE LAST TIME. Review submissions requirements so you know you’re following all the directions and submitting your essay in the correct format. 

Submit all of your materials. (Early, you pro!) and await your fate! Good luck! Now, waiting for your acceptance letters can be anxiety inducing. So, check with your scholarship offices about when you can expect to hear a decision by, and keep yourself as busy as you can while you’re waiting. 

Are travel fellowships worth all the fuss? 

PFFFT. Is it worth it? Are overpriced avocados low-key the worst? Is Beyonce an angel we don’t deserve? Could your brow game be even stronger? YAS. Of course travel scholarships are worth it.

They make meaningful travel that much more affordable by helping you cover the pesky costs of things like: round trip flights, housing, FOOOOOD, your new backpack. That stuff adds up quick. It’s a really great resource for students to take advantage of because it really opens up a whole world of opportunities.

You know, that way you can save your hard-earned cash for fun stuff! Like weekend trips with new friends! Or that visit to the Van Gogh museum! You might even fall in love with a country and decide to move there permanently. Hey! That’s how I ended up here in Namibia. Apply to travel scholarships for college students so you can get out there and make all this fun, and life-changing stuff happen. 

Next...next steps to scoring free money for travel

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Ri-ri knows you if you want that $$$, you better werk.

Listen, we were all pretty clear about what you’ve got to do in order to get that sweet, sweet cash money, but we’ve got some more resources for you either way. 

  • Looking for study abroad scholarships? Check out the COMPLETE guide.
  • 8 hot scholarships for study abroad
  • 12 study abroad scholarships for LGBT students
  • 40 scholarships for study abroad around the world
  • 5 (more) scholarships for underrepresented students  
  • Write an award winning study abroad scholarship essay with these tips

Now you’re ready to ROCK those applications. 

Go out and get your travels funded!

Stop dilly dallying. Those due dates are coming up! So reach out to your recommenders and start tip-tapping away on your keyboard. Those travel scholarships application essays won’t write themselves! Your next great adventure awaits. 

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2 Best CIEE Travel Grants for College Students

September 5, 2023

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If you’re planning for a study abroad adventure, chances are you’re starting to get organized and assess what needs to be done ahead of your travels. And one of the most important steps: Exploring your study abroad scholarship and grant options .  

Let’s dive in as we discuss two of the best CIEE travel grants for students like yourself and learn more about how you can make your study abroad dream a reality!  

GAIN Travel Grant  

CIEE’s GAIN Travel Grant is part of our need-based scholarship offerings based on students’ Estimated Family Contribution (EFC)* from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at their enrolled institution.  

This travel grant helps students with their travel costs to and from their study abroad or internship program destination ( up to $1,500 for semester and quarter programs , and up to $500 for summer and single block programs ).  

Any student with an EFC below 10,000 is guaranteed to receive this grant, while those over 10,000, will still be considered post-deadline. Important to note: The deadline for this grant is October 15 for spring programs and April 1 for summer and fall programs.   

The steps to apply for the GAIN Travel Grant are super simple:  

  • Step 1: Students upload their FAFSA Student Aid Report 
  • Step 2: Submit a CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by October for spring programs/April 1 for summer and fall programs

This is an incredible opportunity for students to receive some extra assistance with their travel costs!  

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Trailblazer Grant  

Also part of our travel grants is the Trailblazer Grant, which is considered in our third category of scholarship offerings, deemed “other,” based on specific study abroad programs. This particular grant is awarded to students who travel on a new 2024 spring , summer , or fall study abroad program with CIEE.  

CIEE offers many qualifying spring, summer, and fall programs for this specific travel grant that span several countries including:  

  • England  
  • Estonia  
  • France  
  • Scotland  
  • Italy  
  • Spain  
  • Greater China  

Make sure to check out each of the specific study abroad programs and cities on our Trailblazer Grant page .  

Students may receive up to $1,500 in the form of a flight voucher for their eligible CIEE program and, like our other scholarship and grant options, the steps to applying are straightforward. Once you’ve decided on your new 2024 spring, summer, or fall program, all you’ll need to do is the following:   

  • Step 1: Fill out the form to receive details about your flight voucher 
  • Step 2: Select one of our qualifying programs  
  • Step 3: Start your CIEE application   

The Trailblazer Grant is a simple way to gain some extra assistance with your study abroad travels!  

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Travel Grant FAQs  

While the application process for our travel grants and travel scholarships is relatively straightforward, we’re sure you have some questions. And we don’t blame you! It can seem like a complicated process and it’s all brand-new information.  

We’ve compiled some of our most frequently asked questions about our travel grants and answered them!  

What is a travel grant?  

Starting with the very basics, a grant is a non-refundable endowment given by an individual, organization, or government department for a specific purpose linked to public benefit. Travel grants – in the case of studying abroad – are awarded to students from a non-profit organization, (that’s us: CIEE), to assist students in their international education. And the public benefit is robust – creating global citizens who will make the world a better place (that’s you)!  

It’s important to note that travel grants aren’t just awarded to students. For example, researchers can apply for travel grants to expand their studies, and many other instances.  

Do scholarships cover travel expenses?  

Yes! Some of our travel scholarships cover travel expenses, but some are specific to program fees. For example, while the GAIN Travel Grant helps cover travel costs, the Gilman Go Global Grant helps cover semester program fees. Take a close look at each of our offerings on our scholarships and grants page to best understand what type of aid covers specific aspects of your study abroad program and travels.  

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Read More: Study Abroad Scholarships: Everything You Need to Know    

How do I ask for travel funding?  

As the question implies, simply asking for travel funding is perfectly acceptable!  

We always have CIEE staff available to help point you in the right direction. As we’ve mentioned, exploring our scholarships and grants page is a great place to start, as well as consulting with your on-campus study abroad office; they might have some additional travel grants and scholarships related to your specific institution. Your academic advisor might even be able to provide some helpful resources.  

What’s important to note is that there are a lot of different places and people to look to for help with travel funding, and CIEE is another wonderful resource to support you and help make your study abroad program affordable and accessible.  

How to apply for a travel grant?  

As we’ve mentioned, applying for a travel grant with CIEE is simple! On your CIEE application, make sure to fill out the scholarship and grants portion. And if you have any questions, we’re happy to help!  

Studying abroad is possible with the many different travel grants and scholarships available – check them out today!  

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Now that you know our two travel grant offers for studying abroad, as well as answers to commonly asked grants questions, we encourage you to check out our 200+ study abroad program offerings and find one that best suits your interests! 

*Note: EFC (Expected Family Contribution) is being replaced by SAI (Student Aid Index) for the 2024-2025 FAFSA cycle. Due to unexpected FAFSA delays during the transition, CIEE will accept the 2023-2024 FAFSA (EFC) or the 2024-2025 FAFSA (SAI) for Fall 2024. For students who provide the 2023-2024 FAFSA (EFC), we will continue to guarantee GAIN Travel Grants to those with EFCs of 10,000 or less. For students who provide the 2024-2025 FAFSA (SAI), we will guarantee GAIN Travel Grants to Pell Eligible students. Applications must received by the April 1st deadline for the guarantee. Students with high need should still apply even if they do not meet the criteria noted above.

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Even if you’re backpacking on a shoestring budget or hostel-hopping through Europe, you have to spend money to travel. There’s the price of eating and sleeping on the road, plus the financial toll of leaving your job, children, pets or other responsibilities behind.

Fortunately for people with flexibility in their schedules — and even more flexibility with their relationships — there are ways to finagle free (or even paid) travel, particularly for artists, scuba divers, animal lovers, teachers and lucky contest winners.

There’s always a catch, of course, whether it’s working your way through a trip or producing something to show from your experience by the end.

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Have you always dreamed of visiting Boston but can’t afford a hotel? Do you want access to the slopes of Tahoe without paying peak-season rates? Generally responsible people can find gigs caring after homes and pets. Companies like Nomador and TrustedHousesitters connect people who love to travel with people who need help looking after their homes or pets in exchange for room and board. There are blogs dedicated to this lifestyle for people looking to learn more about the opportunity before jumping into a trip.

Apply for a travel grant

Just like scientists who apply for research funding, you can try to get a grant to sponsor your travel goals. Scoring one is tough, as not many exist, and many people want free travel.

One way to find them is by entering terms like “grant” or “travel grant” into a search engine alongside topics that relate to your job, interests or field of study.

For example, a quick search of “scuba diving grant” will pull up more than $500,000 in grants and scholarships for divers, according to the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. Try “grants for hikers,” and you will find options such as the American Alpine Club’s McNeill-Nott Award , offering $5,000 a year to female amateur climbers and alpinists (applications are open Oct. 1 through Dec. 31).

There are also widely known grants, such as the Fulbright-National Geographic fellowship that offers U.S. students a paid year of “storytelling on a globally significant theme.” Grantees — or “storytellers” — get standard Fulbright benefits covering travel, health care and a general stipend, plus a reporting allowance and additional materials. They will also get instruction on storytelling techniques by National Geographic staff before they start their adventure. They will have the chance to pitch stories for the publication’s platforms. Although applications are closed for the 2022-2023 competition, you can apply for the 2023-2024 year when applications open this April .

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$45 million investment in the Northern Health Travel Grant to make it easier to access specialized care and services

April 30, 2024

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THUNDER BAY — As part of the Ontario government’s 2024 Ontario Budget , the province is investing $45 million over three years to expand the Northern Health Travel Grant Program to help people in Northern Ontario connect to the specialized care and services they need.

“Our government knows that for too long, patients in Northern Ontario have faced unique challenges when accessing health care and that is why our government is taking action to expand access to care, in every corner of the province,” said Sylvia Jones, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health. “Our investment to expand and enhance the Northern Health Travel Grant, will ensure more people in Northern Ontario can connect to the specialized care they need, when they need it.”

The Northern Health Travel Grant provides financial reimbursements that help cover the medical-related costs Northern Ontario residents can incur when travelling to access OHIP-insured health care services that are not available within a 100-kilometre radius of where they live. These include specialist visits and some diagnostic services.

The province will begin implementing expansions and improvements to the Northern Health Travel Grant Program starting in Fall 2024 including:

  • Introducing a more convenient online application form that includes digital receipt submissions and makes reimbursement faster.
  • Eliminating the need for a signature from the referring health care provider, making the application process easier.
  • Adding more eligible health care providers and more facility locations, such as community laboratories, to help more people get reimbursed for their incurred costs.
  • Removing the 100-kilometre deductible so people are reimbursed for every kilometre travelled to help offset higher gas prices.

New changes are also increasing reimbursements for overnight trips for the first time since 2017 to better reflect people’s needs and increased costs, including:

  • Increasing the accommodation allowance from $100 to $175 per night, as well as increasing the total allowance for eight or more nights from $550 to $1,150.
  • Reducing the travel distance requirement to be eligible for overnight accommodation allowance from 200 kilometres to 100 kilometres.
  • Expanding eligibility to include medical travel companions accompanying a patient who is hospitalized.

“The Northern Health Travel Grant plays a vital role in mitigating the financial burden of medical‐related travel for the people of Ontario in Northern communities,” said Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance. “This enhancement in Ontario’s 2024 Budget is part of our plan to support health care in northern and rural communities.”

Through Your Health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care , the Ontario government is making it easier and faster for people to connect to the care they need, when they need it, no matter where they live.

  • This investment was announced as part of the 2024 Ontario Budget , to help support health care access for the people of Northern Ontario.
  • In 2022-2023, approximately 170,000 Northern Health Travel Grants were processed to support the travel and accommodation needs of approximately 66,000 Northern Ontario residents.
  • 98 per cent of eligible applications for the Northern Health Travel Grant are paid within four to six weeks. The new, online submission form is expected to further reduce processing time.
  • The Ministry of Health also provides a telephone support service to help clients who need help completing their applications. The number to call for assistance is 1-800-262-6524.
"I am pleased to see the improvements our government is making to update the Northern Health Travel Grant. As an advocate for Northern Ontario, I understand the importance of providing support for our constituents to access vital healthcare services across the province. This increased funding ensures our residents can focus on their health care needs and not the additional burden of travel expenses." - Kevin Holland MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan
"Our government is responding to the increased travel costs for health care services and programs in the Northwest. In the Kenora and Rainy River districts, we travel as much if not more for health-related services than anyone in the region. As a Northerner, I’ve experienced the process and increased costs firsthand. This expansion will come as a tremendous relief to my constituents." - Greg Rickford MPP for Kenora-Rainy River
"I am proud to be a part of a government that is sticking up for northerners and ensuring that we receive and have access to the care we need by expanding the Northern Health Travel Grant Program. Our investment of $45 million over the next three years will help the people in our community and those across the north facing unique healthcare challenges get the specialized care they deserve." - George Pirie MPP for Timmins
"For years, my constituents in Nipissing have expressed their concerns over the Northern Health Travel Grants reimbursement rates. We are pleased that our government has heard their concerns. Through the program’s $45 million expansion, patients in Northern Ontario will have additional assistance to the health care services they require." - Vic Fedeli MPP for Nipissing
"The expansion of the Northern Health Travel Grant is excellent news for the residents of East and West Parry Sound. Our government is ensuring that Northern Ontario residents have access to the services and resources they require. We're prioritizing the North by making smart and strategic investments that improve health outcomes while making life less expensive." - Graydon Smith MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka
"The enhancements made by our government will be a significant benefit to the residents of the Township of South Algonquin in my riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke." - John Yakabuski MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke
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The Graduate School is pleased to provide research degree students (M.A./M.S., Ph.D., J.S.D., D.M.A., M.F.A.) the opportunity to travel the world to enhance their scholarship. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for grant funding related to professional conferences, research travel, or summer language education.

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Conference Grant – Application Form (Online)

The Graduate School offers Conference Grant awards of up to $700 to research degree students to attend a professional conference at which they are presenting. Online conference presentations are eligible for a grant of up to $200. Grant amounts are detailed in the  Locations and Awards PDF . See the application form for more information about eligibility requirements and instructions. Conference grants are reviewed by the 9th of the month preceding the month in which the conference occurs, and grants are awarded to eligible students by the 15th of the preceding month. Applications are accepted up to 30 days following the end of the conference date.  

Students are eligible for one conference grant per year and must be within time to degree limits. Masters students are eligible for conference travel grants starting in their first semester until the end of the eighth semester of enrollment.  Ph.D. students are eligible for conference travel grants starting in their first semester until the end of the fourteenth semester of enrollment.

Research Travel Grant – Application Form (Online)

The Graduate School awards grants of up to $2,500 for Ph.D. degree students and $1,000 for master’s degree students for travel that is directly related to dissertation and thesis research, not conference travel. Recipients must be enrolled (full-time or in absentia) in a graduate research degree program (M.A./M.S., M.F.A., D.M.A., J.S.D., or Ph.D.) through the Graduate School and be registered at the time of the award. Master’s degree students up to their eighth semester of study and Ph.D. students up to their 14th semester of study are eligible to apply. (Note that the post-A exam requirement has been waived beginning with Spring 2022 submissions.)

In a typical year, the Graduate School awards 50-65 grants. Applications are due annually on October 1, February 1, and April 1 with a call for applications circulated a month prior to the deadline. Decisions will be announced by the first of the month following the application deadline. For example, decisions will be announced by November 1 for the October 1 deadline. See the application form for more information about eligibility requirements and instructions.

For students managing mental health while away from campus, please visit the Mental Health While Away from Campus page.

Learn more about graduate students who have received travel grants:

  • MacKenzie Pierce, Musicology
  • Jiai Zhang, Food Science and Technology
  • Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, Government
  • Kalia Bistolas, Microbiology

Summer Foreign Language Grant – Application Form (Online)

Grants of up to $1,000 are offered to research degree students for summer travel to foreign countries for intensive (non-English) language instruction. See the application form for more information about eligibility requirements and instructions. Applications are due by April 15 with a call for applications occurring a month prior to the deadline.

Important Notification:  To ensure the safety of all Cornell students traveling on university-related activities, students traveling internationally must enter their travel itinerary and contact information into Cornell’s International Travel Registry . In addition, those traveling to high-risk countries must get approval for such travel from the International Travel Advisory and Response team (ITART).

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Research Travel Grants for Graduate Students

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Do you need to travel internationally for your short-term research or fieldwork?

The Einaudi Center sponsors international travel for individual Cornell graduate students. If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to your dissertation or thesis research, Einaudi can help you get there. 

Two-Time Recipient: Research in New Delhi

Requirements 

  • Travel grants cover international airfare for activities directly related to the student’s dissertation or thesis research.
  • The awards do not fund travel to international conferences or expenses other than international airfare.
  • Travel must originate and end in the United States.
  • Minimum stay abroad is 14 days, and maximum stay is six months.
  • Awards are based on the proposal submitted at the time of application.
  • Travel must take place between May 1, 2024 and August 31, 2025, and cannot be funded retroactively. 

International Travel Approval

Due to the high rate of vaccination among the Cornell community, the university is relaxing some of the COVID-19 travel restrictions. However, all students must register their travel in the Travel Registry and follow the guidelines .

Graduate and professional students do not need to petition for travel to CDC  or Department of State 1, 2, or 3 level countries. Travel to level 4 countries must be approved by the International Travel Advisory & Response Team (ITART).

To receive the award, selected students must follow the university’s guidelines to  petition for permission to travel internationally , to be submitted no earlier than six weeks and at least two weeks before the scheduled travel. In addition, students must participate in a short, online international travel predeparture orientation course in order to receive travel approval.

Please be aware that regardless of your destination, approval may be withdrawn if there is a change in the risk level of your destination or if we find you violate any contingencies of approval given. In such instances, you will be required to refund the award.

Applications Open

November 13, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. ET. 

March 8, 2024  at 12:00 p.m. ET. 

Up to $2,000. 

Eligibility

Graduate students or students enrolled in Cornell’s professional schools are eligible, with the following exceptions:

Students graduating in May 2024

  • Students who have not used 2023 awards

Email the Einaudi Center ( [email protected] ). 

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Limited travel grants will be offered to qualified applications for attendance at the 2024 APSA Annual Meeting.

  • To be considered for a travel grant, it is required that individuals be presenting at the Annual Meeting.  First-time attendees and those on the job market will receive priority consideration.
  • Qualified applicants include:  U.S. graduate students, international graduate students studying in the U.S., unemployed members, international scholars, community college faculty, contingent faculty, unemployed faculty, APSA Status Committee members, and any faculty member who has been furloughed or experienced a reduction in available research funds from their college or university.
  • Travel grants can cover  costs such as mileage for attendees who travel to association events by car or plane tickets for attendees who arrive by air.  Grants can also cover hotels, meals, and conference related cab fare.
  • All grant recipients will be reimbursed for expenses after the conclusion of the relevant association event.

The deadline to apply is April 30, 2024.

Eligibility:.

To be eligible for grant, you must: 

  • Maintain your APSA membership through the date of the conference for which you are receiving travel grant funding
  • Be presenting at the 2024 APSA Annual Meeting
  • Reside more than 60 miles from the conference location – you are not eligible for a travel grant if you live within 60 miles of the conference site
  • APSA will not cover expenses that are not submitted without an itemized receipt

Travel Grant Use

A travel grant from APSA can cover the following costs:

  • Ticket and cab fare:  Economy bus, train, and plane tickets are covered, conference related cab fare around the conference city is also covered
  • Mileage is reimbursable at the 2024 IRS standard mileage of 67 cents per mile traveled
  • You must also demonstrate that the cost of your mileage is less than the cost of a flight
  • As proof, APSA accepts a printed copy of the cost of a flight to the conference city on the days that you plan to travel and printed directions from sites like Google Maps as documentation
  • Hotels:  The cost of a stay in a hotel, hostel, or other rented lodging such as Airbnb during the conference is covered
  • Meals:  The cost of meals during the conference is covered

An APSA travel grant  does not , however, cover any of the following costs:

  • Business or first-class tickets
  • Rental cars
  • Gasoline:  Receipts for gas are not accepted – for APSA to cover the cost of a car trip to the conference, you must provide your mileage using the instructions above
  • Registration or APSA Membership:  APSA cannot apply grant funds toward the cost of a membership or registration for the Annual Meeting

For a downloadable copy of APSA’s grant policy,  please click here.

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The IBRO Travel Grant program aims to foster neuroscience research by providing support to early-career Ph.D. students and post-doctoral fellows from diverse geographical and scientific areas who wish to participate in international neuroscience meetings and events taking place between July and December, 2024.

About the Program

The grant is to be used towards travel and local expenses while attending the proposed conference or meeting. Priority will be given to applicants from under-resourced and less well-funded countries in combination with efforts to ensure both gender and regional diversity.

Applicants are encouraged to provide a comprehensive explanation of the potential impact that their participation in the specified meeting or conference will have on their career trajectory. This may include detailing how the knowledge, insights, and networking opportunities gained during the event will contribute to their professional growth and development.

Application dates: 01 April – 30 April, 2024

Maximum grant amount: For Neuroscience 2024 : 2,500 USD All other meetings/events: 1,800 EUR

For any queries, please contact [email protected]

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants are:

  • PhD neuroscience students or early-career postdoctoral fellows (maximum 5 years from the start of the postdoc)  interested in attending events taking place between July and December, 2024.
  • first authors in the abstract they apply with.

Please note that:

  • the maximum grant amount that you can request if you are applying for any event other than Neuroscience 2024  is 1,800 EUR.
  • the eventual granted amount may not necessarily be the same as the amount requested.
  • a minimum of one letter of reference is required but two references are ideal.

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  • Dedicated funding is being provided by SfN to support a number of grantees from the Asia-Pacific, Africa, Latin America and Pan Europe regions to attend Neuroscience 2024 .
  • The maximum grant amount that you can request if you are applying for a travel grant to Neuroscience 2024 is 2500 USD.
  • Applicants not funded through this opportunity may still be considered for a travel grant with IBRO funds, but under the 1,800 EUR maximum grant amount.

Regional Eligibility Requirements

Applicants residing in:

  • one of the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, or Europe regions are eligible to apply for events anywhere in the world.
  • the US or Canada are eligible to apply for any event other than Neuroscience 2024 (the SfN annual meeting).
  • the Africa region are only eligible to apply for Neuroscience 2024 .

How to Apply?

  • Create an applicant account here .
  • Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for any inquiries.
  • For technical issues with the site, submit a customer support request form .
  • The same deadline applies for both the applicants and the referees.

Please note you will be redirected to the IBRO Grants Portal .

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Salata Travel Grant Program

Qualifying Travel Purposes

Students traveling for the purpose of advancing their climate- or sustainability-related academic or professional development goals, including travel related to:  

  • Student presentations at conferences, or other roles beyond participating as an attendee.  
  • Field research related to a student’s thesis or capstone project. 
  • Independent research projects supervised by a faculty member.

Applicant Qualifications  

  • The applicant must be a Harvard University student.  
  • Travel destination is not listed as a high-risk travel location by Harvard University. 
  • Travel takes place during the Fall or Spring term, or during Winter inter-session.  
  • Students must be able to make all travel arrangements on their own. 

Program Requirements   

  • Funding is awarded on a reimbursement basis and must comply with the program  Funding Restrictions . 
  • Review and acknowledgement of Harvard University’s Travel Reimbursement Policies.  
  • Submission to the Salata Institute of one blog post reflecting on the experience (1000 words max.), as well as 2-3 high-quality photos to accompany the text.  
  • Review of Harvard International Travel & Reimbursement Guidance . 
  • Completion of all Global Support Services pre-departure requirements for international travel.  

Funding Criteria  

  • Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and engagement with climate change and/or related environmental, social, or economic issues.  
  • Applicants should make a strong argument for how their travel will needfully support their academic and professional goals. 
  • Applicants should have the necessary academic or professional qualifications that support the purpose of their trip.

Climate Considerations

While travel can be important for academic pursuits and professional development, it has environmental impacts. Before applying for the Salata Institute’s Travel Grant Pilot Program, the Salata Institute encourages students to first consider whether their travel is necessary . If travel is required , applicants should consider how to minimize the environmental impacts. The Salata Institute will fund travel for which students make a compelling case. Find tips on minimizing travel impacts here .  

Application Requirements

Applications are being accepted for Spring 2024 travel grants (March – May) . Please complete your application by Monday, February 19, 2024 (11:59 PM ).

The Travel Grant Application comprises the following sections: 

  • Applicant Information: Identifying questions about the applicant.  
  • Travel Purpose : Questions about the intended purpose for travel, and subsequent details. 
  • Budget & Funding Request: An outline of your overall budget, disclosure of other funding sources, your funding request for this program, and other funding-related questions. 
  • Travel Proposal: A summary (500 words) of the event or project and how the applicant’s participation will advance the applicant’s academic or professional development goals. 
  • Environmental Impact Statement : A statement (200 words) about the ways in which the applicant would minimize the environmental impacts of travel. Find tips on minimizing travel impacts here.  
  • Letter of support from a supervising faculty advisor. 
  • Copy of conference or event agenda.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2024 (11:59 PM)

Award decisions: Applicants will be notified of decisions within three weeks of the application deadline. 

Please contact [email protected] with questions. 

Funding Restrictions  

  • Funds will be awarded on a reimbursement basis only; students must be able to cover the upfront costs of transportation and lodging. 
  • The Salata Institute will reimburse students only if they actually travel to their destination. 
  • All expenses paid by credit card should be incurred by the applicant, not a family member or friend. 
  • For foreign travel, exchange rates must be included in receipts and the amounts must be calculated into U.S. dollars. 
  • Individual applicants must have a valid form of travel ID for the dates of travel. For international travel, students must have a valid U.S. passport or non-U.S. passport and visa, if required, and have secured all necessary documents for re-entry to the United States. Passports should remain valid for a minimum of 6 months after the return travel date. 
  • Funding from this program may not be used for the following: g roup travel; travel conducted over the summer; travel to high-risk travel locations; for meals, per diems, or stipends; for travel packages that include hotel/airfare/car rental, unless each component of the expense can be identified; for transportation to or from locations other than the site of the project or conference. 

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Travel Grants

The IEEE WIE Travel Grant program provides grants for IEEE WIE members to attend and present at IEEE-sponsored conferences or IEEE WIE-sponsored events. Learn more about other IEEE scholarship, grant, and fellowship  opportunities.

For questions about the WIE Travel Grant program, please contact  [email protected] .

Application Deadlines

Please refer to the deadline schedule below to ensure the timely submission of your application!

For events in January, February, and March: 1 January 2024 For events in April, May, and June: 1 February 2024 For events in July, August, and September: 1 May 2024 For events in October, November and December: 1 August 2024

Travel Grant Guidelines

Eligibility.

  • An applicant can receive a travel grant only once every 12 months.
  • Applicants must be a current IEEE WIE member and be at least in their second year of continuous WIE membership.
  • Only one author per paper for the conference will be awarded a travel grant.
  • The following conferences/events are not eligible for the travel grant: ºIEEE WIE International Leadership Conference ºIEEE Regional Annual General Meeting ºIEEE WIE International Leadership Summit

Required Documents to Apply

  • For IEEE Conferences: A 300 word narrative proposal describing the applicant’s reason for applying and financial need, letter indicating the applicant’s paper has been accepted, and a recommendation letter from a supervising faculty member (for students).
  • For a WIE Event: A 300 word narrative proposal describing the applicant’s reason for applying and financial need and an invitation letter.

Reimbursement

  • Completed post-event report including photos
  • Completed expense report including receipts
  • Instructions for submitting the post-event report and expense report will be provided upon confirmation that your request was approved.
  • Reports may be selected for publication in the IEEE WIE Newsletter and WIE social media platforms.

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Earning CE credits while connecting with colleagues in the HEM/ONC field is an exciting endeavor. With HOPA's help your AC24 travel costs will be eased while you focus on what is most important: learning, networking and having fun!

For more information read the Travel Grant Eligibility and Application Requirements below.

The application period ends January 5, 2024 .

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Travel Grant Eligibility and Application Requirements

Eligibility.

  • Applicants must be a HOPA member in good standing. Practitioners, technicians, or trainees (residents and fellows) and students may apply.
  • Applicants applying for a grant as a trainee must currently be completing either residency training (PGY-1 or PGY-2) or fellowship training.
  • Recipients may receive up to two travel grants (for any live programming) within a five-year period.

Application Requirements

Complete online application by Jan. 5th, 2024 and upload the following documents into the designated section of the application:

  • Current curriculum vitae or resume
  • Letter of Support completed by a Preceptor/Residency Director, Pharmacy Director, Department Chair, Dean of School of Pharmacy, or employer that confirms current employment or student status and discusses description of need and the impact of attendance at the HOPA Annual Conference on the applicant and practice site or institution.

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APSA is pleased to provide travel grants to  qualified applicants for attendance at association events, specifically the Teaching and Learning Conference and the APSA Annual Meeting .  Qualified applicants include U.S. graduate students, international graduate students studying in the U.S., unemployed members, international scholars, community college faculty, contingent faculty, unemployed faculty, APSA Status Committee members, and any faculty member who has been furloughed or experienced a reduction in available research funds from their college or university.

Travel grants can cover costs such as mileage for attendees who travel to association events by car or plane tickets for attendees who arrive by air.  Grants can also cover hotels, meals, and conference related cab fare.

First time attendees and those on the job market or tenure track will receive priority consideration.  All grant recipients will be reimbursed for expenses after the conclusion of the relevant association event. For questions about the travel grant program or applications, contact  [email protected]

Eligibility

To be eligible for grant, you must:  

  • Maintain your APSA membership through the date of the conference for which you are receiving travel grant funding
  • Reside more than 60 miles from the conference location - you are not eligible for a travel grant if you live within 60 miles of the conference site
  • APSA will not cover expenses that are not submitted without an itemized receipt

To accept the grant, APSA requires that all recipients complete and return a W-9 or W-8BEN tax form.

  • Form W-8BEN (for non-U.S. citizens)

Travel Grant Use

A travel grant from APSA can cover the following costs:

  • Ticket and cab fare: Economy bus, train, and plane tickets are covered, conference related cab fare around the conference city is also covered
  • Mileage is reimbursable at the 2024 IRS standard mileage of 67 cents per mile traveled
  • You must also demonstrate that the cost of your mileage is less than the cost of a flight
  • As proof, APSA accepts a printed copy of the cost of a flight to the conference city on the days that you plan to travel and printed directions from sites like Google Maps as documentation
  • Hotels: The cost of a stay in a hotel, hostel, or other rented lodging such as Airbnb during the conference is covered
  • Meals: The cost of meals during the conference is covered

An APSA travel grant does not , however, cover any of the following costs:

  • Business or first-class tickets
  • Rental cars
  • Gasoline: Receipts for gas are not accepted - for APSA to cover the cost of a car trip to the conference, you must provide your mileage using the instructions above
  • Registration or APSA Membership: APSA cannot apply grant funds toward the cost of a membership or registration for the Annual Meeting

For a downloadable copy of APSA's grant policy, please click here .

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7 Government Small Business Grants to Apply For in May 2024

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Seeking funding is a right of passage for many small business owners. While there are endless private and government-backed loans to choose from, if you’re looking to evade strict repayment terms and steep interest rates, it could be worth considering government business grants.

Government business grants are financial awards issued by federal, state, or local authorities. There are thousands of grants up for grabs through government website portals, but since this type of financing is designed to support the public, their eligibility criteria tend to be quite specific.

If you’re interested in pursuing this type of finance, we round up some government grants small businesses can apply for in May, including their specialisms, funding limits, and deadlines. We also offer some advice for writing your application, to make sure your proposal is as competitive as possible.

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Government Small Business Grants to Apply For in May 2024

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There are thousands of government funds to apply for. If you want to cut through the noise, take a look at some of the most popular options below:

  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program
  • Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program 
  • Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting program
  • 8(a) Business Development Program 
  • HUBZone Program
  • Small State Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

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1. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program

  • For: Small businesses interested in carrying out innovation research
  • Funding limit: Over $2 million
  • Deadline: September 5, January 5, and April 5

The Small Business Innovation Research program was designed by the Small Business Administration to encourage US businesses to engage in Federal research and development. The competitive program is open to select small businesses and specifically encourages participation from women and socially or economically disadvantaged persons.

To be eligible for the SBIR program, your business must be for profit, be over 50% owned by permanent residents of the US, and have fewer than 500 employees. To apply for the grant, you need to register your business with SBIR, if you haven’t already, submit a proposal before one of the program’s tri-annual deadlines, and then respond to feedback and refine your concept if necessary.

Learn more about the SBIR grant, and how to apply here .

2. Small Business Technology Transfer  (STTR) programs

  • For: Small businesses that have paired up with a research institution

Like the SBIR, the Small Business Technology Transfer program is a government program focused on developing innovative solutions to pressing problems across the US. This type of funding aims to facilitate cooperative research and development efforts research between small business concerns and non-profit US research institutions, with the potential for commercialization of innovative technological solutions.

However, unlike the SBIR, this program requires the small business applicant to be teamed up with a non-profit research institution already, which typically takes the form of a university or Federal Laboratory. The STTR program is also focused on the transfer of technology from the research institution, rather than just the research alone.

Aside from being paired with a research institution, STTR’s eligibility criteria are nearly identical to SBIR’s.

Learn more about the STTR grant, and how to apply here .

3. Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program

  • For: Women-owned businesses
  • Funding limit: $4 million for service contracts and $6.5 million for manufacturing contracts
  • Deadline: Rolling

The Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program was designed to build a level playing field for female business owners. The contracts are designated for specific industries where female-owned businesses are underrepresented. You can see which industries are eligible for the grant program here .

To be eligible for this program, you need to run a small business, have the business be at least 51% owned and controlled by US women, and have an economically disadvantaged woman manage the day-to-day operations and make long-term decisions.

Learn more about WOSB, and how to apply here.

4. 8(a) Business Development Program

  • For: Socially and economically disadvantaged business owners
  • Funding limit: $7 million for acquisitions assigned manufacturing NAICS codes and $4.5 million for all other acquisitions

The 8(a) program is a nine-year program created by the SBA to financially support firms owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. It’s designed to span nine years and helps eligible businesses access new business paths from government contracting.

Since the creation of the program in 1970, it has helped disadvantaged businesses gain access to billions of dollars in funding. To be eligible for the government grant, you must run a small business, be at least 51% owned and controlled by US citizens who are socially and economically disadvantaged, have a personal net worth of under $805 thousand, and demonstrate good character.

Learn more about the 8(a) business development program, and how to apply here .

5.  HUBZone Program

  • For: Small businesses in historically under-utilized business zones
  • Funding limit: $3.5 million for products and services, and $5.5 million per contract for manufacturing

The HUBZone program is a SBA initiative designed to promote economic development and job growth in historically underutilized business zones (HUBZones). The program does so by offering financial grants to business owners operating within these communities.

To be eligible for this business grant you need to run a small business, have the business be at least 51% owned and controlled by a Community Development Corporation, an agricultural cooperative, an Alaska Native corporation, a Native Hawaiian organization, or an Indian tribe, have its main office located in a HUBZone, and have at least 35% of it employees living in the HUBZone for at least 45 days before applying.

Learn more about the HUBZone program, and how to apply here .

6. Small State Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)

  • For: Small businesses run by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals
  • Funding limit: $20 million

The Small State Business Credit Initiative is a federal program designed to support entrepreneurship across the US. The grant program is provided by the US Department of the Treasury and was expanded by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act in 2021, providing an extra $10 billion in funding to eligible businesses.

In addition to providing capital support to small businesses, SSBCI can also provide technical assistance to eligible businesses through its Technical Assistance (TA) Grant Program. The SSBCI is available to businesses owner-occupied small businesses with 500 employees or less, and is specifically tailored to small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged (SEDI) owners and very small businesses with less than 10 employees.

Learn more about the SSBCI program, and apply here .

7. U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

  • For: Small businesses run by minorities
  • Funding limit: Up to $350,000 for the first 10 months

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a Federal grants program designed to promote the growth of minority-owned businesses. The ultimate aim of the program is to provide minority business enterprises (MBEs) with access to funds, contracts, and market opportunities both in the US and globally.

To be eligible for MBDA assistance, a business must be owned or controlled by one or more socially or economically disadvantaged persons. The majority of business owners must also identify as racial minorities.

To apply for an MBDA business grant, you need to register your business with SAM.gov and Grants.gov if you haven’t already, align your proposal with the stated requirements, and submit your application before the deadline.

Learn more about the grant, and how to apply here .

Government grants offer a golden opportunity to businesses looking to grow or recover their business. However, due to the competitive nature of the financing, you need to ensure your grant proposal is polished and stands out from the crowd.

We understand that writing a grant application might seem like a daunting process, especially if you’re a first-timer. So, to give your proposal the best chance possible of succeeding, take heed of these pointers below.

  • Give yourself enough time –  You don’t want to be writing a grant application against the clock. Writing a proposal can take much longer than you expect, so to account for unexpected hold-ups we recommend giving yourself at least 45 days to complete your written application.
  • Follow the instructions carefully – Don’t go off-piste when writing your application. Make sure you include all the information requested by the agency, and present it in the correct format.
  • Be as concise and clear as possible – Ensure your application is written in clear, simple language, and use as many candid examples as possible to paint a clear image for your reader. If you use any graphs or imagery, make sure you label them clearly as well.
  • Keep the audience in mind – The likelihood is that the reviewer won’t already be familiar with your business. To make sure you won’t gloss over necessary information write the proposal for an audience that’s hearing about your business for the first time.
  • Develop a proofreading strategy – You don’t want to hamper your application’s success with silly mistakes like typos or grammatical errors. So, to ensure your proposal looks polished carefully proofread the application or outsource the service to a professional.

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Prairie Winds media program awarded grant

M ANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Three years ago, two teachers at Prairie Winds Middle School decided they wanted to come up with a better way for their students to demonstrate their understanding of science.

What they settled on was a student-run broadcast.

“With a focus on climate change, which is a really important topic, a dynamic way of teaching and demonstrating understanding is where the kids pretend they’re part of a newscast,” said Brett Riss.

The students used a program called WeVideo to cut together educational videos, as well as editing audio and making graphics.

But then their free trial of WeVideo ran out.

“We were stuck without the software,” said Riss.

But Consolidated Communications stepped in by awarding the program a grant.

The company started a program to fund schools to make sure that students get access to technological knowledge early in life.

“This is a program that our company founded just a few years ago to really cultivate creative learning using innovative technologies,” said Jennifer Spaude.

This grant will not only give the student broadcast permanent access to WeVideo - it will also give them the studio and high-level equipment they’ve been dreaming of.

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Physical Address: Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address: College of Graduate Studies University of Idaho 875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017 Moscow, ID 83844-3017

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Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA)

The Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) supports and promotes graduate student education, campus sustainability and graduate student life at the University of Idaho, which includes funding awards related to professional travel, publication and workshops. This includes creating programs and assisting graduate students during their transition from student to professional life. The GPSA is committed to providing a collective voice for graduate students to the University and the State. 

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NOTE: The College of Graduate Studies is not associated with the Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA). We are not able to help you with travel or funding. Please contact GPSA for assistance.

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  1. Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation

    The competitive grant program is distributed across 126 awards to support communities across the country as they rebuild and strengthen their travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation sectors. The competitive funding is expected to generate $1.1 billion in private investment and to create or save 10,291 jobs , according to grantee estimates.

  2. Education and Culture Travel Grants

    The Education and Culture Travel Grant aims to promote access to inclusive exchange opportunities for members across the Partners of the Americas network. For that reason, the Education and Culture Program prioritizes travelers who have not traveled with a travel grant before. 7. Do U.S. Embassies in the home or host countries need to approve ...

  3. Northern Health Travel Grant Program

    Travel grant calculation is 300 km (the one-way distance) x 2 (the two-way distance) - 100 ( km) x 0.41 (cents per km travelled) = $205.00. Accommodation allowance is $100.00 (for 1 night) Total payment to the patient for the trip is $205 (for the calculated travel grant) + $100 (for the accommodation allowance of 1 night) = $305.00.

  4. Texas Travel Industry Recovery Program

    Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program. Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program (TTIR) was established by Senate Bill 8 during the 87th Legislature, Third Special Session, to administer $180 million of funds received from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund, which was established under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

  5. Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program

    Starting September 1-15, 2023, a new application category will open for the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant (TTIR) Program.In accordance with Senate Bill 30, signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott following the 88th Legislative Session, each approved program applicant may now receive up to $250,000 in total from the TTIR Program.The Category 6 application round will give applicants the ...

  6. How to Get Travel Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships & More

    That's right, you can get FREE MONEY to study, volunteer, intern, get your TEFL certificate, etc. One more time: Free. Money. We're here to tell you about how GoAbroad can help you find travel scholarships to make all your travel dreams come true. So if you have one, wait, I promise it'll come true!

  7. Governor Abbott Announces Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program

    July 5, 2022 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott and the Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism today announced the opening of applications, beginning July 6, for the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program (TTIR) established by Senate Bill 8 and signed into law by the Governor following the 87th Legislative Session to administer $180 million of funds ...

  8. 2 Best CIEE Travel Grants for College Students

    Trailblazer Grant . Also part of our travel grants is the Trailblazer Grant, which is considered in our third category of scholarship offerings, deemed "other," based on specific study abroad programs. This particular grant is awarded to students who travel on a new 2024 spring, summer, or fall study abroad program with CIEE.

  9. 8 ways to find free or subsidized travel in 2022

    1 Sign up to be a sitter. 2 Apply for a travel grant. 3 Teach English. 4 Study microelectronics from an RV. 5 Become an 'artist-in-residence'. 6 Become a flight attendant. 7 Find a seasonal ...

  10. Ontario Connecting People in the North to the Care They Need

    Expanding eligibility to include medical travel companions accompanying a patient who is hospitalized. "The Northern Health Travel Grant plays a vital role in mitigating the financial burden of medical‐related travel for the people of Ontario in Northern communities," said Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance.

  11. Travel Funding Opportunities : Graduate School

    Ph.D. students are eligible for conference travel grants starting in their first semester until the end of the fourteenth semester of enrollment. Research Travel Grant - Application Form (Online) The Graduate School awards grants of up to $2,500 for Ph.D. degree students and $1,000 for master's degree students for travel that is directly ...

  12. Research Travel Grants for Graduate Students

    Requirements. Travel grants cover international airfare for activities directly related to the student's dissertation or thesis research. The awards do not fund travel to international conferences or expenses other than international airfare. Travel must originate and end in the United States. Minimum stay abroad is 14 days, and maximum stay ...

  13. Travel Grants

    All grant recipients will be reimbursed for expenses after the conclusion of the relevant association event. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2024. Apply now Eligibility: To be eligible for grant, you must: Maintain your APSA membership through the date of the conference for which you are receiving travel grant funding

  14. IBRO Travel Grants

    The IBRO Travel Grant program aims to foster neuroscience research by providing support to early-career Ph.D. students and post-doctoral fellows from diverse geographical and scientific areas who wish to participate in international neuroscience meetings and events taking place between July and December, 2024. About the Program.

  15. Salata Travel Grant Program

    The Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability's Travel Grant Pilot Program funds individual students who are planning trips for the purpose of advancing their academic or professional development goals. Funding is available only for travel during the Fall, Spring, and Winter inter-session. The maximum grant is $600. The program welcomes applications from all Harvard students.

  16. Travel Grants

    Eligibility. An applicant can receive a travel grant only once every 12 months. Applicants must be a current IEEE WIE member and be at least in their second year of continuous WIE membership. Only one author per paper for the conference will be awarded a travel grant. The following conferences/events are not eligible for the travel grant:

  17. Travel Grants

    Annual Conference Travel Grants. Earning CE credits while connecting with colleagues in the HEM/ONC field is an exciting endeavor. With HOPA's help your AC24 travel costs will be eased while you focus on what is most important: learning, networking and having fun! For more information read the Travel Grant Eligibility and Application ...

  18. APSA Travel Grants

    For questions about the travel grant program or applications, contact [email protected] . To be eligible for grant, you must: To accept the grant, APSA requires that all recipients complete and return a W-9 or W-8BEN tax form. A travel grant from APSA can cover the following costs: An APSA travel grant does not, however, cover any of the ...

  19. OUR Research Grants Program

    The purpose of the grant is to support the growth and development of original, independent research or creative scholarship activities during a given semester. The grant will fund materials and supplies, project-related travel expenses, etc., up to $1,000. Two funding cycles exist: one for fall semester grants and one for spring semester grants.

  20. Resiliency Plan Implementation Grant

    Commerce completed that phase in early 2024. Destination MT reserved the second half of the Grant funding for Phase 2, which is the implementation phase. Phase 2 includes this Resiliency Plan Implementation Grant Program (the "Program") and a total of $1.5 million is available for Montana applicants. The purpose of the Program is to provide ...

  21. Funding Opportunities (CLASS)

    The CLASS Summer Grant Program offers up to $2,500 for travel, equipment, supplies, or undergraduate or graduate research assistance (per HR guidelines) to create a sustainable research or creative project. The grant can also be used by the PI as summer salary to fund the writing of a grant to a federal granting agency for the 2024-2025 ...

  22. Internal Funding Opportunities

    Two internal (Office of Research and Economic Development; ORED) funding opportunities are available for FY24: A new program, Meet Your Program Officer, a travel grant program that supports up to 50% of travel costs (not to exceed $1,200) to meet Program Officers to discuss your grant proposal ideas. Both programs have rolling deadlines for FY24.

  23. Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program

    The TTIR Program was established to provide one-time reimbursement grants of up to $20,000 for the recovery of Texas businesses in the tourism, travel, and hospitality industries that were negatively impacted due to COVID-19. These one-time grants are to reimburse eligible costs to these qualifying businesses.

  24. 7 Government Small Business Grants to Apply For in May 2024

    For: Small businesses interested in carrying out innovation research. Funding limit: Over $2 million. Deadline: September 5, January 5, and April 5. The Small Business Innovation Research program ...

  25. Fine Arts Parking Garage closure, summer 2024

    The Fine Arts Parking Garage is scheduled to temporarily close as early as Monday, May 13, for necessary repairs and maintenance. The anticipated completion date for this project is mid-August 2024. Patrons may utilize the nearby Smith Center (SCUE) Garage for the duration of this project. Please contact WSU Transportation Services with any questions. [email protected] 509-335-PARK (7275)

  26. Prairie Winds media program awarded grant

    Prairie Winds media program awarded grant. MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Three years ago, two teachers at Prairie Winds Middle School decided they wanted to come up with a better way for their students ...

  27. Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport terminal project nears completion

    The Palouse's new air travel hub is nearing completion and set to open to the public later this month. The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport's new 47,000 square foot terminal is opening May 22 after two years of construction.The $92 million project includes a brand new terminal nearly six times larger than the existing structure, as well as an additional 4,500 square foot expansion debuting ...

  28. Governor Abbott Announces New Category For Texas Travel Industry

    Governor Greg Abbott today announced a new application category opening for the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant (TTIR) program through the Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism, beginning February 1. The TTIR program provides one-time grants of up to $20,000 for the recovery of Texas businesses in the tourism, travel, and ...

  29. Curated Content

    M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust grant supports WSU concrete sealer research May 9, 2024. WSU Writing Program welcomes Angela Mitchell as director May 9, 2024. Content guidelines. WSU Insider Guidelines; Press Releases Guidelines; Announcements Guidelines; Events Guidelines; Submission Information.

  30. Graduate & Professional Student Association-University of Idaho

    The Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) supports and promotes graduate student education, campus sustainability and graduate student life at the University of Idaho, which includes funding awards related to professional travel, publication and workshops. This includes creating programs and assisting graduate students during their ...