The Graduate Student Caucus (GSC) provides a number of travel awards to graduate students ranging from $110 to $400 depending on the number and strength of applications. The awards are open to any graduate student (including international students) who has been accepted to present or chair a session at the Annual Convention.
Evaluation is based on
GSC Travel Awardees may only receive one travel award, and may not be the recipient of any other travel award for the same conference.
Applicants must submit the following electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org between October 15 and November 4:
Applications not following the guidelines will not be considered. The decisions of the GSC Travel Awards Committee are final.
Students can expect to hear from the GSC by early December.
CAITY travel awards are open to contingent faculty, adjunct instructors, independent scholars, and two-year college faculty who have been accepted to present a paper as part of a traditional panel or seminar at NeMLA's Annual Convention.
§ C.A.I.T.Y. travel awards are not meant for panel chairs or for participants of creative sessions or roundtables.
§ Applicants must choose between either the C.A.I.T.Y Caucus Travel Award or the Graduate Student Caucus Award.
§ The recipients of this stipend are first selected on merit, and only then is the amount of the award determined based on need.
§ Recipients will be notified soon after the deadline.
The form to complete and email follows:
(Part-time faculty with a contract that may be renewed)
· Independent Scholar __
(Scholar with no current institutional affiliation)
· Two-Year Faculty __
(Part- or Full-Time faculty with or without tenure at a community college
· Other Equivalent Title: _________________
Estimated Total Cost to Attend Conference:
Estimated Amount of Assistance from Other Sources:
Abstract (300 words maximum):
NeMLA is sponsoring a special graduate student travel award in memory of Antonio Cao, member of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Hofstra University, a passionate scholar, and an invaluable and loyal member of NeMLA.
To honor Dr. Cao’s memory and his unwavering support of students, this prize will be awarded to a graduate student who is presenting on any aspect of Spanish culture or literature at our annual convention.
Criteria and Application:
Please email applications to email@example.com by December 31. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of
Please include all such information in the application.