African Studies Research Grants (SITG)

Up to four grants in the amount of $4,000 each will be awarded to students in their third year who will spend a minimum of eight weeks conducting research in Africa.

Up to four grants in the amount of $4,000 each will be awarded to UChicago students in their third year who will spend a minimum of eight weeks conducting research in Africa.

Applications need to indicate a related topic for the BA paper and specific research goals for the summer.

To find out more about Summer International Travel Grants, attend one of the following Information Meetings:

  • SITG Information Session – Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00 p.m. (Harper Memorial 140)
  • Study Abroad Funding Opportunities Information Session (co-hosted by College Center for Research and Fellowships) – Wednesday, January 15 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Study Abroad Scholarship Writing Workshops (co-hosted by College Center for Research and Fellowships) – Thursday, January 16 12:00-1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, January 22 4:00-5:30 p.m. (Harper Memorial 284)
  • SITG Information Session – Friday, January 31 at 12:30 p.m. (Harper Memorial 284)

Application Process: 

Information about the application process can be found here.

Application deadline: February 7, 2020 11:59pm