PAS Travel Awards

These awards are available to graduate students. Students may apply for up to $250 towards expenses associated with an Africa-related conference. A student may apply for this award each year. Award decisions are made by the PAS Executive Committee.  The application must be submitted prior to participation in the conference, though the award may be received after depending on the university pay cycle.

Application instructions:

Applications are accepted and awarded on a rolling basis. Applications must include the following for successful submission:

  1. complete budget and other sources of possible funding;
  2. if the request is for conference travel, include information on any panel participation and abstracts of papers to be presented. Attach additional sheets if necessary.

Online application available through the Application Portal.

Please direct questions to african-studies@northwestern.edu or call 847-491-7323.