Florida State University
Ada Belle Winthrop-King Endowed Memorial Fund




AIM: These awards are designed to support research travel by Masters and PhD students with an active assistantship in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and who are majoring in East-Asian languages, French, German, Italian, Slavic and Spanish program.

In order to be considered for this award, the applicant must also be conducting graduate research directed by faculty members in the Department of Modern Languages. The research travel must have as a goal to further the applicant’s research through activities such as accessing library or archival materials and /or conducting research interviews.

Awards cannot be taken up after graduation from FSU or in the semester in which the applicant expects to graduate. Awards will not be granted for study on programs which FSU prohibits or discourages its students from attending, e.g. on the grounds of U.S. State Department travel warnings; awards may be withdrawn at any time on the grounds of revised FSU advice or prohibition.

Awards are subject to the availability of funding

March 1: Spring and Summer Conference Travel

Awards of up to $1,500 may be made. Lower limits may be set if required by funding constraints.

On completion of travel, original itemized travel receipts (including boarding passes for air travel) must be submitted to the Winthrop-King Offices for reimbursement.
Only travel items such as airline tickets, lodging, food, etc., will be reimbursed.
Course tuition fees are not covered by this award.


Before accessing the application page make sure you have the following information and documents:

Steps to complete the Major Professor Approval and Assessment Form:

  1. Please right click on the link and select download.
  2. Fill it out.
  3. Print
  4. Sign
  5. Scan the form into an electronic file.
  6. While completing the application there will be a location to upload the signed form.

Once these resources are gathered please complete the Graduate Research Travel Award Application. All questions must be completed, unless specifically stated as optional. Dates can be in any format.

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