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SUPPORT GRANTS

The Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grants

The Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grants provide support to doctoral, postdoctoral, and senior scholars from both the US and outside the US for research topics dedicated to the art and visual culture of the United States prior to 1980. The grants foster firsthand engagement with American artworks and art-historical resources; build networks for non-US-based scholars studying American art; and expand access to artworks, scholarly materials, and communities for US-based scholars studying American art in an international context.

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Art History Fund for Travel to Special Exhibitions

The newly created Art History Fund for Travel to Special Exhibitions is designed to award qualifying undergraduate and graduate art history classes funds to cover students’ and instructors’ costs (travel, accommodations, and admission fees) associated with attending museum special exhibitions throughout the United States and worldwide. The purpose of the grant is to enhance students’ first-hand knowledge of original works of art.
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Support Grants for the Annual Conference

CAA offers Annual Conference grants supporting international members, students, emerging scholars, practitioners, and artists. Applicants must be CAA members. Individuals may apply for more than one grant but can only receive a single award.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE CAA MEMBER SUPPORT GRANTS

CAA will award a limited number of grants to international members, students, emerging scholars, practitioners, and artists who are CAA members participating in the conference to support their ability to take part in the Annual Conference. Support includes but is not limited to supporting technology, childcare, family care, travel, and other resources beyond what is normally necessary for participation in the conference.

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CAA Support Grant in Memory of Archibald Cason Edwards, Senior, and Sarah Stanley Gordon Edwards

Established by Mary D. Edwards with the help of others, the CAA Support Grant in Memory of Archibald Cason Edwards, Senior, and Sarah Stanley Gordon Edwards will support women who are emerging scholars at either an advanced stage of pursuing a doctoral degree (ABD) or who have received their PhD within two years prior to the submission of the application. Successful applicants will also receive a complimentary conference registration.

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SAMUEL H. KRESS FOUNDATION CAA CONFERENCE TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS 

Recognizing the value of first-hand exchanges of ideas and experience among art historians, the Kress Foundation is offering support for international scholars participating as speakers at the CAA Annual Conference. The scholarly focus of the papers must be European art before 1830. The Fellowships will cover a portion of international airfare or other travel expenses. Successful applicants will also receive complimentary conference registration.  

This travel grant has been suspended for the CAA 2021 Annual Conference. Please see information on our support grants.

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