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About the Grant

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 2018 CAA Annual Conference. The scholarly focus of the papers must be European art before 1830. The Fellowships will cover a portion of international airfare and/or some portion of other travel expenses. Successful applicants will also receive complimentary conference registration. Submissions for this travel grant begin in early July, once approved sessions have been announced. The deadline for this grant is Friday, September 21, 2018.

Session chairs are invited to nominate qualified speakers in their sessions after mid-July. The following application materials must be submitted:

By the session chair:

  • This application form
  • A description of the session
  • A list of speakers
  • A few sentences on the applicant's contribution to the session

By the applicant—

  • Abstract of the applicant's talk
  • Shortened CV for applicant (approximately 2 pages)
  • A letter of interest from the applicant
  • Budget of travel expenses

Applicants will be invited to submit their application materials upon successful completion of the nomination form by the session chair.

Session Chairs: Submit Beginning July 15th, 2018

For questions regarding travel grants, please contact Aakash Suchak, CAA grants and special programs manager.