APT encourages and supports Conference participation by Latin American and Caribbean preservation professionals, and is pleased to partner with The Getty Foundation which generously funds professional travel support for Conference attendees from that region. These competitive grants cover up to $2,500 for airfare, lodging and a small per diem. The application deadline was June 22.
In addition, support from The Getty Foundation allows the simultaneous intrepretation of Conference paper presentations, keynote sessions and the APT Annual General Meeting in English<>Spanish. The rest of the programme will be presented in English only.
Getty grant recipients, along with all Conference participants, will gain enhanced expertise through international exchange. Getty bursary recipients who are not currently members of APT will receive complimentary membership through June 30, 2013, and will have the opportunity to participate in and support the APT Latin America Chapter.
To qualify for a Professional Travel Support Grant, candidates should:
You will receive a confirmation of proper receipt of your email submission within five days. If you did not receive a confirmation within five days, please contact Andres Gaviria, Travel Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beneficiaries of the Professional Travel Support Assistance must prepay their expenses for round trip air transportation from their place of residence to the city of Charleston, SC, USA, and cover the cost for all ground transportation before arriving in Charleston. Ground transportation between the airport in Charleston, SC, USA and the Francis Marion Hotel will be coordinated and paid directly by APT. APT will pay the Hotel directly for a maximum of three (3) nights. Any additional night at the hotel for persons who only register for the Conference will be the sole responsibility of the grant beneficiary. A per diem for travel expenses will be distributed in cash at the beginning of the Conference; upon presentation of receipts and completion of the Evaluation, reimbursement will be made by wire transfer after the Conference.
Important: Grant recipients who for any reason do not register at the Conference or decide not to attend the Conference will receive no refund.
To find out about grants for Emerging Professionals including those in Transition, click here.