US-INDO Travel Grants

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US-INDO Travel Grants

USINDO awards grants of up to $2,000 to fund travel to Indonesia or to the United States. These grants are awarded to promote academic and other exchanges between the two countries. USINDO Travel Grants are open to U.S. and Indonesian citizens seeking to travel to Indonesia or the United States to conduct field research or other professional projects, including conferences.

Application Procedures
USINDO Travel grant applications are reviewed four times per year. Deadline for applications to be considered are March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. Please apply before the deadline nearest to your anticipated travel dates; but please also take note that grants are generally awarded six to eight weeks after the application deadline. To apply, please send a complete application package to travel @usindo.org. The subject line should read “Last Name, First Name”.

Travel Grant Application Materials

Travel Grant application
Personal statement in a cover letter outlining your proposed travel to Indonesia or the United States, how this program will contribute to your academic study or professional endeavors, an detailed explanation of the proposed deliverable, and how much money you are requesting for your proposed grant (please note that the maximum grant allowance is $2000);
A simple budget outlining how you will spend your proposed grant;
A brief resume or curriculum vitae also highlighting your language proficiency. If you are still in school, please include an unofficial transcript;
Applicants should include one (1) letter of nomination from a faculty member or supervisor. Nomination letters can be emailed to travel@usindo.org. The subject line should read “Recommendation: Last Name, First Name”. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure nomination letters are sent on time.

Applicants who have received funding for travel or research on the proposed topic must declare so in the application. Receipt of a scholarship/fellowship does not disqualify the applicant from also receiving a USINDO travel grant.

Link to organization: 
http://www.usindo.org/grants-fellowships/travel-grants
Link to application:
http://seap.einaudi.cornell.edu/node/13328

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