Please note that the
application deadline for the Archie Green Student Travel Award has been
extended to August 1, 2015. Applications must be sent via email to email@example.com.
The August 1st deadline includes receipt of all letters of support. Letters of
support can be emailed together with the application, or sent under separate
cover directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be sure your subject line references the Archie Green Student Travel
About the Archie Green
Student Travel Awards
The AFS Public Programs
Section will provide up to three awards of up to $500 each, named for folklorist
and activist Archie Green of San Francisco, for students to defray costs for
traveling to the meeting. The Section is interested in supporting graduate and
undergraduate students who have an interest in working as public folklorists,
or who have chosen an area of public folklore as a primary topic of research.
will consist of: (1) a two-page letter written by the applicant, (2) a letter
of support written by a faculty member or public folklorist that describes the
student’s interest in public folklore and supports the student’s plan for using
the AFS meeting to further her or his interests in public folklore, and (3) a
budget outlining anticipated expenses. The applicant’s letter should address
her/his interest in public folklore, goals for attending the meeting, and plans
for using the resources of the meeting to further her/his academic and/or
Previous recipients of
student travel awards are not eligible to apply.