The Institute for European Studies offers research and conference travel awards to graduate students working on European topics research, as well as support for formal language programs. These EURO programs for graduate students are funded under a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Mellon Foundation European Endowment Research & Travel Awards
EURO Graduate Student Professional Development Grant
Deadline: April 1
Awards: Research travel grants will normally not exceed $500*; International travel grants will normally not exceed $1,000*
To help graduate students who require support for research travel or travel for participation in a structured academic internship program or formal language training programs. The research, internship or language program must focus on topics related to contemporary European studies or a modern European language. Research funds may be used to conduct preliminary thesis or dissertation feasibility studies or to compile evidence for their Master's thesis or dissertation. While priority is given to students pursuing an MA or doctoral minor in European Studies, all IU graduate students are welcome to apply.
*Additional funds may be available for short-term stays dedicated to data collection, interviews, and pre-dissertation fieldwork.Learn how to apply
EURO Graduate Student Conference Travel Grant
Deadline: April 1
Awards: Conference travel awards will normally not exceed $350 for U.S. conferences and $500 for international conferences
To help graduate students present their research on contemporary European topics at major association meetings and conferences. Student travel reimbursement may be applied to minimum airfare or mileage (per IU guidelines), lodging, and conference registration fee. A formal paper is required, and students should submit the paper and letter of acceptance with their application. No retroactive awards will be made. While priority is given to students pursuing an MA or doctoral minor in European Studies, all IU graduate students are welcome to apply.
Priority is given to students pursuing an MA in European Studies or a doctoral minor in European Studies.See how to apply