C.V. Starr NYU FAS Economics Graduate Student Travel Grants

The Center provides NYU FAS Economics 4th or 5th year doctoral students with travel grants on a reimbursement basis to support presentations of their research at professional conferences, meetings and workshops.  Presentations must be listed on the event program and the student must be listed as the official presenter of the research in order to be eligible for a grant from the center.  Funds may not be used for attending special educational programs.


To apply, please complete a “CV Starr Center Grant Application Request Form” and submit it to the Assistant Director Anne Stubing’s mailbox on the 6th floor of 19 W. 4th Street.  The Center reserves the right to refuse reimbursement for expenditures it deems unreasonable or inappropriate.

You must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible:

The C.V. Starr Center will grant funds for NYU 4th or 5th year Doctoral Economic student travel of up to $500 for domestic conferences and $1500 for international conferences up to a career maximum of $2,500 under the following circumstances:

  1. The student has a paper on the program and is presenting the paper.
  2. Original receipts are presented for expenses that may include: economical hotel charges, economy air or train fare,  conference registration, simple meals (no alcohol), and taxi.local fares only. Cell phone expenses are not eligible for reimbursement.
  3. Students may receive more than one award within an academic year up to a total award amount of $2,500 in the student’s academic career with the department.

Note:  If you are planning on sharing or splitting an expense, please discuss with Anne Stubing before travelling and incurring the expense.

Process to collect your award:

In order to collect on your grant once you have been approved for one, please note the following procedures:

  1. Please submit your request and receipts as ONE package to:  Anne Stubing, the Assistant Director of the CV Starr Center.
  2. Original receipts are REQUIRED.  Meal receipts must include a detailed receipt of what was consumed at the meal.  Alcohol is not eligible for reimbursement.  The more detailed the receipts, the better.
  3. Whenever possible, submit ticket stubs/boarding passes from flights, buses, or train rides.
  4. Be sure to include your home address and NYU ID number on your reimbursement request
  5. Include a copy of the event program with your presentation marked/highlighted.
  6. Include an itemized list of funding support for the trip when you submit your traveling documents. For example, if you were awarded the GSAS Deans Travel grant (see below for link to more information on this program)  for the trip as well, list the amount awarded as well as include the receipts covered by the grant. To collect the full amount of the C.V. Starr travel grant, you must submit receipts that are equal or greater than the total amount of all grants/funds awarded. Example:  If the GSAS Dean’s Travel Award was $500 and the C.V Starr Travel Award $1,000, you must submit at least $1,500.00 worth of expenses.
  7. Students are expected to report to the CV Starr Center any funding provided to them by other sources to support their participation in the conference whether it is provided by the conference organizers or an alternate source. Accepting funding for the same expenses from two different sources is not permitted.
  8. Please note that NYU Policies require receipts be submitted within 30 days of having completed travel.

Questions?  E-mail:  anne.stubing@nyu.edu


Additional travel funding support is available from the GSAS Dean via the Dean’s Student Travel Grant Program, which has extremely early deadlines. Apply to this program when you are submitting your paper for consideration if not earlier as you will have most likely missed the application deadline by the time you find out your paper has been accepted for inclusion in the program.  For more information on this program, see: http://gsas.nyu.edu/financial-support/fellowships/dean-student-travel-grant-program.html.


NYU Student Senators Council (SSC) Conference Funding is available to NYU students, both undergraduate and graduate and is limited to one travel award per academic year.  The award is not guaranteed, and requests are considered on a first-come, first-served basis.  For more information on this program, see:  https://www.nyu.edu/about/leadership-university-administration/university-senate/membership/councils/student-senators-council/conference-funding.html


IHS Conference & Research Grant provides awards made exclusively to applicants who are new to the IHS or have recently indicated an interest in academia. For more information on the grant and how to apply, see the following link: https://theihs.org/graduate-students/scholarships-and-grants-graduate-students/ 


Charles Koch Foundation Travel Grants provide funding for travel in support of career development opportunities, such as presenting at a conference, conducting research for a publication, or attending a professional development workshop. For more information on the grant, see: https://www.charleskochfoundation.org/apply-for-grants/graduate-students/travel-grants/