UA Travel Grant

Overview

The University of Arizona Travel Grant is a competitive award offered by Study Abroad and Student Exchange (SASE) and distributed to both need and merit applicants.  Grants are limited and highly competitive.  Only complete UA Travel Grant applications are considered, and all complete applications will be reviewed by the UA Travel Grant committee.

Selection and Notification

 Awards for successful applicants will be posted to their UAccess Bursar account and will be disbursed according to financial aid policies and procedures.  

Award Amounts

  • Fall and Academic Year awards are $1000
  • Spring awards are $1000
  • Spring Break and Winter Break are $500 (Need-based grants only)
  • Summer awards are $500

Deadlines

  • Spring programs: October 25 (midnight)
  • Spring Break and Winter Break programs: October 25 (midnight)
  • Summer programs: February 25 (midnight)
  • Fall and Academic Year programs: April 15 (midnight)

Need Travel Grant Eligibility

To apply for the need-based Travel Grant, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a degree-seeking UA student accepted to a SASE-promoted program
  • Receive the Pell Grant/University Grant OR accept student loans OR write a need justification statement that details how you demonstrate need (this statement will be evaluated separately for eligibility)
  • Must not have received the Travel Grant in a previous cycle

*Note: SASE reserves the right to review complete financial student profile to determine need

Merit Travel Grant Eligibility (no longer offered for applications after Summer 2018)

To apply for the merit-based Travel Grant, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a degree-seeking UA student accepted to a SASE-promoted program
  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Must not have received the Travel Grant in a previous cycle

Students who meet both the need-based AND merit-based criteria may apply to both separately.  However, students are only eligible to receive one (1) award per semester.

Application

The application is located on Scholarship Universe.  Click the appropriate button below to find out more information on the application process. Only applications that are complete by the deadline will be considered.  

Spring 2018 Programs Application:
   

Winter & Spring Break 2017-2018 Programs Application:
   * Note: Winter & Spring Break UA Travel Grants are Needs-based only.

Summer Programs 2018 Application:

Additional need-based funding is available to students enrolled in Arizona in Orvieto (Italy) or Arizona in the Aegean (Greece) during Summer 2018 AND enrolled in at least one course with faculty in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics. To be considered for this additional funding, please see the courses listed at https://classics.arizona.edu/classics-travel-grant-ii and indicate in your application which of these courses you plan to take while in Italy or Greece in your application. A limited number of awards are available ranging from $1,000-$5,000.

   

Fall 2018 Programs Application:

Coming soon!