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Students participating in the CHESS research and training program receive:

  • A $6000 stipend for full participation in the 14-week spring semester field research program.
  • A travel allowance of up to $1650 to cover the costs of traveling to Barcelona, Spain and student field sites. The amount will be based on the actual cost of transportation.
  • Funding for room, board, and study tours during the workshop at the University of Barcelona.
  • Please note that students cannot be working during the 12 weeks of the international program. 

Please contact us if you have further questions regarding program funding.
Student research funding is provided by the National Science Foundation (Award #IIA-1261172) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.