Travel Grants

nayi DISHAA announces $250 grants for two eligible participants traveling from a South Asian country to present at the 2016 Comparative and International Education Society Conference (CIES). The conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada from March 6-10, 2016.

Applicant Requirements:

  1. Must be registered as a presenter for CIES 2016 at the time of the application
  2. Must be a current student in a Master’s or a Doctoral program
  3. Must be currently residing in a South Asian country at the time of the conference
  4. Must be registered as a member with South Asia – Special Interest Group (SA-SIG) at the time of the application, or at the time of accepting the award

Additional Requirements:

  1. Must attend SA-SIG’s information session at the conference
  2. Must submit a brief write-up of their research for nayi DISHAA’s online blog

Application Process:

Interested candidates for the nayi DISHAA Travel Grant for CIES 2016 need to email at or by February 15, 2016 with the following:

  • A brief introduction including (1) your name, (2) academic program and institution, (3) whether masters/doctoral student, and, (4) which South Asian country are you currently based in.
  • A statement of no more than 200 words as to why you would be the best candidate for this travel grant
  • If you have already booked your flights, please include a scan of your return air ticket. If not, you are requested to submit a copy of your ticket upon your arrival at the CIES in March 2016.