Applications are OPEN for the 2019 Global Medieval Studies Travel Award

Applications are due by April 10th, 2019, and the results will be released by April 15th, 2019. View the application here.

Purpose: The Global Medieval Studies Travel Award is designed to enhance the study of the global Middle Ages through experiential learning opportunities and fieldwork/research on places and artifacts from the period 500-1500 C.E., either in situ or in archival, library, or museum collections. Intensive language programs and independent travels or studies are also encouraged.

Eligibility: Global Medieval Studies majors and minors, including graduating seniors.

Award: Students may apply for one of the three award amounts of $500, $1,000, and $2,000. Between 1-3 merit-based grants will be awarded. Successful applicants will be notified by April 15.

Application: Students must submit an application by April 10th. It consists of a detailed description of the program or independent travel and study plans; your reasons for wishing to take this experience; budget; and two faculty references.

Past winners: Students in the past have used the travel to attend the Georgetown’s center in Zambia: the Africa Field School, and an independent program of travel to noted holy sites in Israel. You can read about their experiences here.

Questions? Contact Sarah McNamer at