International Research Travel Grants
Application Deadline: March 29, 2021
Do you need to travel internationally for your short-term research or field work?
The Einaudi Center sponsors academic travel for individual Cornell graduate students and professional students. If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to your dissertation or thesis research—or for other academic experiences in the international arena—Einaudi can help you get there.
- Travel grants must be used for airfare only.
- The awards do not fund travel to international conferences.
- Travel must originate and end in the United States.
- Minimum stay abroad is 14 days and a maximum of six months.
- Awards are based on the proposal submitted at the time of application.
- Applicants who need to change the country or topic after being award the grant can send in a petition for consideration, given the uncertainty surrounding travel.
- Travel should take place between June 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022 and cannot be funded retroactively.
International Travel Approval
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students are required to secure university approval for ALL international travel. If you receive a travel grant in this cycle, you will need to secure permission to travel before claiming your award. Funded applicants will be invited to an info session on the petition process.
Learn about current Cornell travel policies and how to petition for permission to travel internationally. Submit your petition no earlier than six weeks, and at least two weeks before your scheduled travel.
March 29, 2021 (noon).
Up to $2,000.
Graduate students or students enrolled in Cornell’s professional schools are eligible, with the following exceptions:
- Students graduating in May 2021
- Students who have not used 2019 or 2020 awards