Dorothy Rosenberg Phi Beta Kappa Travel Grant

Established in 2013 at the bequest of Dorothy Rosenberg and in collaboration with the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the Dorothy Rosenberg Phi Beta Kappa Annual Meeting Travel Grants are awarded annually to help defray travel expenses incurred by graduate students attending the annual meeting. Graduate student applicants in any major or minor field, regardless of participation in the meeting program, will be considered. Successful applicants will be awarded travel subsidies of up to $400 each. See the list of past recipients.


Only graduate student members of the Association are eligible to apply for the Dorothy Rosenberg Phi Beta Kappa Travel Grants. Please note: No individual is eligible to receive more than one travel grant.

Application Process and Deadline

Apply at The AHA has partnered with Interfolio to manage our research grant application process. Applying through Interfolio is FREE for applicants. When submitting an application, if you don't already have an account with Interfolio, you will be asked to set up an account and create a password, but you will NOT be charged any fee to create the account.

Applications must be submitted through Interfolio by November 1 each year. Mailed, e-mailed, or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Applications must include:

  • CV (two pages maximum)
  • Statement of no more than 250 words describing how the applicant would benefit from attending the annual meeting

Selection Process

Recipients will be selected by lottery, and successful applicants will be notified by e-mail in early December. Please, no phone calls.


Successful applicants will be expected to write a 250-word reflection on a session they attended at the annual meeting. Reflections should not be a summary but rather a provocative and interesting reaction.

Award Distribution

Grantees will receive payments after submitting travel receipts and a 250-word reflection on a session attended at the meeting.

For questions, please contact the Prize Administrator.