International Travel Grant


International Travel Grant

This grant was established in 2004 to provide USITT members with funding for international travel for advanced research and education in theatre related fields. Applicants must be current Individual, Early Career, Professional, or Senior USITT members. For eligibility information click here.


This grant will fund projects which:

  • Seek new knowledge through international travel to exhibitions, productions, and collections; or
  • Provide opportunities in design for international companies; and
  • Include a method of sharing experiences with the USITT membership

Individual/Professional Travel Grant Recipients

2018 Sherry Harper-McCombs
2017 Ian Garrett
2016 Heather Milam
2014 Vincent Oliveri
2010 Rusty Cloyes
2008 Peter Beudert
2006 Frank Mohler



International Travel Grants

These grants were established in 2003 to assist USITT student members with international travel for education and research in theatre related fields. They fund projects that seek new knowledge through international travel to exhibitions, productions, and collections. For eligibility information click here.


All applicants must:

  • be a current USITT Student member
  • be a full time student currently enrolled in either an upper division or graduate program in theatre
  • demonstrate excellence or outstanding potential in research or design in any field related to the mission of USITT

Student Travel Award Recipients

2018 Skye Strauss
2017 Andrew Hunt
2015 Michael Fink
2013  Lauren Gaston, University of Missouri-Kansas City
2011 Mike Wilga
2009 Leigh Spencer Brown, University of Tennessee
2007 Ryan Fletcher, Stanford University
  Annelie Thurin, University of Oregon
2005 Fred Young, Boston University
2003 Olivera Gajic, University of Connecticut

If you have any questions about any of these grants, please contact Shane Kelly, VP International Activities.