Global Programs Travel Grants

Penn State Global maintains funds to support travel related to internationalizing education and research opportunities in any discipline. 

Please feel free to apply for any of the following grants. However, a project can only be awarded one grant per cycle.

Commonwealth Campuses Group Travel Grant

Global Programs Customized Program Development Grant

Important update: The Customized Program Development Grant (CPDG) is currently suspended and is expected to remain in suspended state through the 2022-2023 academic year.  Those who were selected as recipients at the September 2021 deadline will continue to be eligible to receive their annual appropriation, following the three-year award structure.

Penn State Global Graduate Student Travel Grants

Penn State Global maintains a fund to support international travel by Penn State graduate students.  The main use of graduate student travel grant funds is to assist students in presenting their scholarly work at international conferences or other major professional meetings.  The international conference must take place outside the U.S.  Workshops, internships and other activities are not eligible for funding. Graduate student travel grants are intended to promote Penn State’s global leadership in scholarship and international engagement.

Wilderness First Aid Training Grant

The Global Safety Office (GSO) has made available a limited number of grants for undergraduate or graduate students to participate in wilderness first aid training. To qualify, a student’s international travel must support Penn State academic goals that require remote or rural international travel.