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Program Description:
Mattes International Travel Grant
Department of Modern Languages
Kansas State University

This award program is not run through Education Abroad at Kansas State University.  Therefore the APPLY NOW button has been removed.  To learn more about the application procedures for this scholarship, click the home page link above or click the Request Info button to create an advising application.

The Glenda & Donald Mattes International Travel Grant (also known as the Mattes Foreign Wander Award) is intended to provide the financial means to allow a student, who might not otherwise consider it, to travel abroad and meaningfully engage a new culture and setting for the first time.

Proposals should facilitate independent international travel and expose the applicant to the people and customs of another country (or multiple countries). Several notes:

1. The Mattes International Travel Grant does not wish to solicit participation in formal study abroad or other structured experiences such as organized service trips abroad.

2. Independent need not imply solitary for students who plan to travel with one or several peers (although solitary travel is also acceptable). However, travel and/or residence with large groups of Americans will not be funded.


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This award is not offered every year. However, past recipients have received up to $4000 for independent travel.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.