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 2023 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia to assist with travel expenses.

Who is eligible:

Any ACHA student member presenting at the 2023 Annual Meeting.


Annually. (Also awarded for the Spring Meeting.)


$1,000 per recipient

Number of grants available:


Winner announced:

October 2022

Submission instructions:

Complete the online form and have a letter of recommendation e-mailed.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2022

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


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: September 30, 2022

2019 Grant Recipients

  • Alexandria Griffin, Arizona State University
  • Conor Donnan, University of Pennsylvania
  • Richard Todd Yoder, Penn State University