Center for International Studies and Programs

Travel Grant

CISP Travel Grant

suitcase with lugage tage and passportThe Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP) Travel Grant was established to provide funds for UT students to participate in quality international programs. Funds are generated through students’ general fees and are awarded in amounts from $200 to $1,200. Grant money awarded must be used for international airfare.
  • Must be a full-time student on the Main Campus or Health Science Campus
  • Must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Must participate in an approved affiliated international program or a UT sponsored international program (faculty-led, exchange, or credit-bearing research)
  • Must receive academic credit

To apply: Complete the Travel Grant Application

To be considered for the Travel Grant, you must complete a CISP Education Abroad application (available in CISP in Snyder Memorial 1000). If you are participating in a UT sponsored faculty-led program or exchange program, please submit a copy of your completed program application.

Note: The above application is not considered complete until the following document is also submitted:

  • Copy of your study abroad program application (faculty-led or exchange). If you've already submitted, please advise the faculty coordinator to provide a copy to CISP.
  • Additionally, graduate students planning to write a research paper or conduct research abroad should include a copy of their research proposal for the Committees to review.
Travel Grant Deadlines
Spring 2018: October 30, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Yearlong 2018-2019: March 25, 2018 at 5 p.m.
 Summer 2018: March 25, 2018 at 5 p.m.
 Fall 2018: March 25, 2018 at 5 p.m.
College of Medicine - Travel Grant Deadlines
 Spring 2018:
(*travel between January - May)
October 30, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Summer 2018:
(*travel between June - July)
July 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.
Fall 2018:
(*travel between August - December)
July 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.

 The Committee requires sufficient time to review applications before the selection process begins. Due to this fact, no exceptions can be made on deadline submissions.

Selection Criteria

  • Cumulative GPA
  • Location
  • Airfare cost
  • Length of program
  • Community outreach experience
  • Overall quality of application
  • Total amount of financial aid and scholarships received

 Travel Grant recipients will be required to volunteer for three hours in the Center for International Studies and Program.

Last Updated: 3/15/18