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Student Travel Grants

Sponsored by the Office of the President and Office of the Provost. 

The Student Travel Grant supports travel needed to complete a class project.

CalArts students may request up to $250. Applications for Student Travel Grants will be accepted throughout the 2016-2017 academic year and are awarded on a rolling basis as long as funds are available.


In general, projects will only be funded one time.

  • The student must be enrolled in a CalArts course and requested travel expenses must be applicable to coursework/assignments. This grant is not able to support travel in conjunction with independent or extracurricular projects. 
  • The student must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program at CalArts.
  • Travel must not have occurred prior to the submission of an application.
  • Travel must occur between September 2016 and May 12, 2017. Summer travel is not eligible for the grant.
  • Students may only receive one travel grant per academic year (July 1 - June 30). 
  • All receipts for reimbursement must be submitted by May 31, 2017 and include your name and proof of payment. 

Application Process

Please submit the following:

  • Student Travel Grant Application
  • Letter of support from course instructor addressed to Provost Jeannene Przyblyski (which can be dropped off at the Provost’s Office or emailed to Sarah Umles, Academic Affairs Manager)


Awards are disbursed by reimbursement. Grant recipients cannot receive a lump sum in advance; rather, reimbursement will be made upon the submission of a list of expenses that align with the project budget outline and original receipts attached. 

Funds may not be used for personal item costs associated with travel – toiletries, medications, nutritional supplements, vaccinations, clothing (needed for trip or due to lost luggage), doctor/hospital costs, etc. 

How Do I Submit Receipts for Reimbursement?

Please read the directions for reimbursement and complete the Travel Grant Reimbursement Form. Completed forms and receipts can be submitted to Amanda Cruz Eschavez, Provost Office.

Reimbursement Deadline: May 31, 2017


Contact Sarah Umles, Office of the Provost

Last edited by sumles on Oct 07, 2016
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