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Travel, Grants, and Funded Opportunities

Each Honors student may apply for grants from the Honors Program to defray the costs of participation in study abroad, international co-ops, professional conferences, and research. These grants can be used to pay for travel, hotel, conference registration, meals, and research-related materials (e.g., through a research lab -- such research materials are the property of RIT).


Grant funding will not exceed $500 per student (whether in one grant or as the sum of several).  To apply, please complete all three forms to the right and submit them to the Honors Program Office. (Global Village suite 2030 or by email to


Approved grants will be processed as reimbursement after original receipts for relevant expenses (e.g., airfare, travel, conference registration) have been received.



Fellowships & Scholarships

What are international fellowships and scholarships?

International fellowships and scholarships are financial awards granted to students to support, study, research, or work abroad. Eligible students are selected through an often competitive application process.


RIT Fellowship and Scholarship Advising Services

As an RIT student or alumnus/a, you have the benefit of applying to international fellowships through RIT. Specifically the RIT Education Abroad & International Fellowships office provides:

  • Resources such as webinars and videos about award specifics, application tips, etc.
  • Individualized coaching
  • Hands-on proofreading and review of application materials
  • Vetting of application by RIT faculty and staff


Fulbright Fellowship

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study, and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. You must hold a bachelors' degree at the time of award and must be proficient in the host country's language. The Award will cover the cost of 8-12 months abroad for research, study, or teaching English.

To Apply

(completed all three forms listed below)


Click here for the Honors Grant application form.

Click here for Federal Form W-9

Click here for Determination of Citizenship




RIT Global

Click here to visit the RIT Global Office's Page for more information on international fellowships and scholarships.