The International Geographical Union (IGU) announces the availability of travel grants awarded on a competitive basis to help defray the costs of in-person participation in the 2022 IGU Centennial Congress, 18-22 July 2022 in Paris, France. Please note that, due to limited availability of funds, the IGU Travel Grants provide only a partial contribution to registration, transport, and accommodation. A maximum of US$1000 will be awarded to successful candidates.
In selecting applicants to receive awards, preference will be given to early career scholars, in particular to those from developing countries, but grants are available for more senior scholars, for example session organizers or steering committee members from low income countries who are not able to find funding. Because the funds available for this awards program are limited, all applicants will be required to find the balance of the costs of participation; applications for 100% support cannot be funded. Please note that full participation in the conference, including the closing ceremony, is required.
Although not a strict requirement, a letter of endorsement from the chair of an IGU Commission or Task Force, the chair of the applicant’s National Committee for the IGU, or a session organizer at the Centennial Congress will be helpful in support of the application. Contact details of these individuals are available on the IGU website www.igu-online.org and the conference website https://www.ugiparis2022.org/. Applications should be accompanied by a written statement (see below), the abstract of your paper, proof of submission of the abstract, and any endorsement letters. All documents must be submitted as a single pdf document directly to Vice President Holly Barcus, by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications (including endorsement letters) are due at no later than 31st January 2022. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their requests no later than 31st March 2022. Awards are paid to successful applicants in cash on arrival for the conference in Paris in US$ dollars.
Direct any questions regarding IGU Travel Grant applications to: email@example.com