Conference and Workshop Grants

Conference and Workshops Grants are available to international scholars to develop anthropological knowledge and debates. Grants are made for up to $20,000.

Conference and Workshop Grants are for amounts up to $20,000. In accordance with the mission of the Foundation, priority is given to events that foster the creation of an international community of research scholars in anthropology and advance significant and innovative anthropological research.

My paper has been accepted at a conference but I do not have the funds to attend, can I apply for a conference grant?

The Wenner-Gren Foundation DOES NOT provide funds to individuals to travel to conferences, even if they have been invited to present a paper. All conference and workshop grants are made to the organizers of the event, who then use this money to fund their list of partcipants. If you are hoping to attend a conference or present a paper, either internationally or within you own country, the Foundation will not be able to assist you.

Is my Grant or Fellowship taxable?

Information on US Tax Issues

I. Non-US Persons

Wenner-Gren grants and fellowships are not subject to US taxes if you are: 1) not normally subject to US taxes by nature of your citizenship or tax residency status and 2) 100% of the research or conference/workshop activities funded by Wenner-Gren is conducted outside the US. However, there may be tax implications in your country of citizenship or tax residence, and you should seek advice from an appropriate tax advisor.

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