Due March 22: Proposal for 2019 AEA International Travel Awards

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) and the International and Cross-Cultural Evaluation (ICCE) TIG are pleased to invite professional evaluators living and practicing in developing countries to submit applications for International Travel Awards to attend and present at the 2019 AEA Annual Conference. The conference is scheduled for November 11 – November 16, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Eligibility and How to Apply
In order to qualify for an AEA International Travel Award, all applicants must meet all criteria below: 
Have not previously participated in AEA conferences;
Demonstrate good fluency in English, being able to make a professional presentation and sustain a discussion in English (applicants may be interviewed by one of the International and Cross-Cultural TIG Co-Chairs as part of the selection process);
Submit a complete INDIVIDUAL application (group applications will not be accepted), including cover letter, budget, curriculum vitae or resume, and two letters of reference. No applications will be considered without all of these elements;
Be a citizen of, and both reside and practice evaluation in, a developing country for at least two years (US citizens or those with dual citizenship between the US and a second country are not eligible. For a list of countries considered to be developing,click here);
Propose to present at the Evaluation 2019 conference and have at least one proposal accepted. Applicants must submit one of the following approved presentation types: Panel, Paper, Multi-paper, Roundtable, or Think Tank. Submissions that do not follow the approved formats will not be considered for these awards. If a proposal is submitted in an approved session format, but is accepted to present as a format outside of the approved list, then the submitter is not eligible for these awards. 
Funds for the International Travel Awards are raised through generous donations to the annual AEA Silent Auction and the contributions of workshop speakers who donate their honoraria.
Visit AEA online for more information about the International Travel Awards and submit your application material today!
Questions? Need help preparing your application materials? Please contact Mishkah Teladia Jakoet for more information. 


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