Travel Awards for individuals from countries with emerging or developing economies

Four travel awards are available for individuals who attend and present at the 2023 SSSR conference. Each award is $1000.  We expect that two awards will be given to researchers who have a PhD and two awards to those who do not. Applicant must be both a citizen and a resident of a country listed in this Excel file (derived from the World Bank classification system) as low or middle income. Applicant must have a paper accepted at the 2023 SSSR conference and must present at the conference. Please submit the following materials to Jennifer Hughes  ( by April 15, 2023

1.  Application (please download Word doc application, fill in, and send as a PDF)
2. Vita in English (PDF format)
3. Letter of support from someone who can speak to your suitability for this award, such as a colleague or your department chair (PDF format) 

Previous Travel Award Recipients: 

  • 2022 award winners: Sabrine A.M. Townsend (Brazil), Sandra Romero Carreón (Mexico)
  • 2021 award winners: Kadine de Carvalho (Brazil), Tengwen Fan (China)
  • 2020 award winners: Aline Elisabete Pereira (Brazil), Alioth Guerrero Aranda (Cuba), Maria Rufina Pearson (Argentina), María Elsa Porta (Argentina)
  • 2019 award winners: Carol Mesa (Colombia), Gaby Silva Maceda  (Mexico), Dalia Martinez  (Mexico),  Lucas Barbosa (Brazil)
  • 2018 award winners: Maria Rufina Pearson (Argentina), Cecilia María Malbrán (Argentina), Daniela Teixeira Gonçalves (Brazil), María Josefina D’Alessio (Argentina)
  • 2017 award winners: Zsofia K. Takacs (Hungary), Yixun Li (China), Burcu Sari (Turkey), Macarena Silva (Chile)
  • 2016 award winners: Cintia Salgado Azoni (Brazil), Liliana Fonseca (Argentina), Tatiana Cury Pollo (Brazil), Barbara Gottheil (Argentina)