Valparaiso University China Center provides limited amount of travel grant to Valpo students who present papers involving China at professional conferences or engage in academic or professional events that has a strong emphasis on China. Applicant of the grant must be a full-time Valparaiso University student with at least sophomore standing. The application must be endorsed by a Valparaiso University faculty member who is familiar with the applicant’s work or in a position to assess the value of proposed agenda of the applicant. There is no deadline for application for student travel grant. However, applicants should expect a few weeks before a decision on their request is made after they submit the application form. The amount of grant is based on the availability of funds of the China Center and the actual needs of the applicant. The grant must be used in accordance with the regulation of Valparaiso University and the guidelines specified in a letter from the director of the China Center. Recipient of the travel grant is required to submit a brief report to the China Center after the travel is completed.