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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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Travel Grants for the Annual Conference

CAA offers Annual Conference Travel Grants to graduate students in art history and studio art and to international artists and scholars. Applicants may apply for more than one grant but can only receive a single award.

CAA Travel 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 Travel 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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CAA Graduate Student Conference Travel Grants

CAA will award a limited number of Graduate Student Conference Travel Grants to advanced PhD and MFA graduate students as partial reimbursement of travel expenses for the 108th CAA Annual Conference, taking place February 12–15, 2020, in Chicago. To qualify for the grant, students must be current CAA members (active from time of application through the conference). Successful applicants will also receive a complimentary conference registration.
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CAA International Member Conference Travel Grants

CAA will award a limited number of International Member Conference Travel Grants to artists and scholars from outside the United States as partial reimbursement of travel expenses for 108th CAA Annual Conference, taking place February 12–15, 2020, in Chicago. To qualify for the grant, applicants must be current CAA members (active from time of application through the conference). 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 a complimentary conference registration.
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