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Michael Latham Travel Grant

Application Timeframe: Fall
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The Michael C. Latham Travel Award provides Cornell graduate students enrolled in a development-related field with travel support for conferences within the continental United States. These grants help cover expenses related to conference participation (travel, lodging, conference fees, etc.). Topics should be relevant to African development.

The award is named for Michael C. Latham, MD, who was professor emeritus, graduate school professor of nutritional sciences, and director of the international nutrition program at Cornell.


Master's and PhD students enrolled at Cornell who have been invited to present papers at professional conferences.


Awards are made on a case-by-case basis with a rolling deadline. The maximum amount awarded is $500.

How to Apply

For more information or to apply, send us an email with the particulars of the conference you wish to attend.  

Additional Information

Funding Type

  • Travel Grant


  • Student