Every year CAS invites graduate students working on projects related to Africa to compete for funding to defray costs related to their dissertation projects.  This award provides financial support for travel expenses (domestic or international) and/or language study related to graduate students' research in African Studies. 

 The grants typically range between $500-$1600 and may be used to cover international travel for research, or conference travel to present research. 

One of the requirements is a letter of recommendation from your advisor.

2024 Graduate Enhancement Award Application 

Application Deadline:  Monday, March 31, 2024
(Decisions will be made by mid-April)

Please send your materials to Martine Adams (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with the subject heading:  Graduate Enhancement Award proposal.