Student Travel Grants

Application deadline: September 15, 2021.

MESA’s Board of Directors has established a fund to subsidize travel expenses for students who are presenting papers at the MESA annual meeting. For the 2021 meeting, MESA will award at least 50 $500 grants.

To be eligible for a travel grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • current student in a degree-seeking program during academic year 2021-22;
  • current MESA student member for 2021;
  • presenting a paper (panel) as part of the official MESA 2021 meeting program; 
  • must travel a minimum of 250 miles to attend the annual meeting; 
  • must not be receiving funding to attend the meeting from any other source; 
  • must present their paper at the MESA meeting as scheduled.

To apply, students should complete the form below and have their academic department chair submit to MESA a letter to secretariat@mesana.org confirming that they are not receiving departmental support to attend the meeting.

All eligible applicants’ names will be entered into a lottery system for random selection. The awards will be announced shortly after the deadline and will be made by cash payment at the MESA meeting.

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