Presidential
Travel Grants

Presidential Travel Grants at a Glance

Please be sure to consult the submission rules and the rest of the information on this page for the full award requirements.
What it is:
A cash grant awarded to a graduate student presenting at the 2024 Annual Meeting in San Franciso to assist with travel expenses.
Who is eligible:
Any ACHA student member presenting at the 2024 Annual Meeting.
Awarded:
Annually. (Also awarded for the Spring Meeting.)
Purse:
$1,500 per recipient
Number of grants available:
Two
Winner announced:
Fall 2023
Submission instructions:
Complete the online form and have a letter of recommendation e-mailed.
Note: The letter of recommendation is no longer necessary to apply.
Submission deadline: November 4, 2023

About the Presidential Travel Grant

The Presidential Graduate Student Travel Grant is awarded annually to a member presenting at the Annual or Spring Meetings. The grant is intended to offset travel expenses for the student. Any ACHA Student Member enrolled in a graduate program of study is eligible to apply.

Point of Contact

Chair

Dr. Charles Strauss
Executive Secretary/Treasurer
American Catholic Historical Association

[email protected]

Submission Rules

The general rules for submission are:

  1. The applicant must be an ACHA member in good standing.
  2. The applicant must be presenting at the Annual or Spring Meeting.
  3. The applicant must be enrolled in a graduate program of study.
  4. The applicant must have a letter of recommendation e-mailed directly to Charles Strauss, ACHA Executive Secretary/Treasurer ([email protected]).
Submission deadline: November 4, 2023

2023 Grant Recipients

  • Joshua Madrid, University College London
  • Elise Abshire, University of Dayton