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Cogut Institute Graduate Student International Research and Travel Grants

The Cogut Institute offers doctoral students associated with the humanities the opportunity to apply for a limited number of grants in support of research travel abroad. Grants may cover transportation, housing and other research-related expenses; they may not cover language training courses.  Preference will be given to dissertation-related research.


Travel grants are available to doctoral students.  Preference will be given to dissertation-related research.


Applications will be accepted beginning April 2, 2018 with a deadline of April 30, 2018. To apply, the following must be submitted electronically through use of this form:

1. An abstract (no more than one page) outlining your planned research and how it would benefit from the proposed travel.
2. A detailed budget (up to $2,500).
3. A letter of support from your department's Director of Graduate Study.
4. A letter of support from your advisor. 

You must be logged in to your Brown email to access the application form.
Letters of support may be emailed separately to  All recipients are expected to submit a narrative report (no more than two pages) of their trip to the Cogut Institute at the conclusion of their travel.

Please address any questions to Department Manager Kit Salisbury (

All funds must be expended by May 30, 2019.