Giving Opportunities

Research Grants

 ASEEES Dissertation Research Fund – Gifts of any amount may be designated to this fund.
• Women's & Gender Studies Research Fund – Gifts of any amount may be designated to this fund.
• LGBTQ Studies Research Fund – Gifts of any amount may be designated to this fund.
 *[Named] Dissertation Research Endowment – $150,000 by a person, group of individual and/or entity. 
 *[Named] Non-Endowed Dissertation Research Fund – $6,000 per year for 3 years.

Dissertation Completion Grants 

 ASEEES Dissertation Completion Fund – Gifts of any amount may be designated to this fund.
 *[Named] Non-Endowed Dissertation Completion Fund – $20,000 per year for 3 years.

First Book Subventions

 First Book Subvention – Donations of any amount to support the first book aubvention
• *[Named] First-Book Subvention Endowment – $62,500 to provide 1 $2,500 First-Book Subvention annually in perpetuity.
 *[Named] Non-Endowed First Book Subvention Fund – $2,500 per year over 3 years.

Convention Travel Awards 

• Graduate Student Travel Grant – Donations of any amount to the Graduate Student Travel Fund to support graduate students’ attendance at the annual Convention.
• Catharine Nepomnyashchy Graduate Student Travel Grant – Donations of any amount to the Nepomnyashchy Graduate Student Travel Fund to support graduate students’ attendance at the annual Convention.
• Regional Scholar Travel Grant – Donations of any amount to support scholars traveling from Eastern Europe and Eurasia to attend the annual Convention.
• Convention Opportunity Travel Grant – Donations of any amount to support non-tenure track instructors to attend the annual Convention.
 Diversity and Inclusion Travel Grant – Donations of any amount to increase diverse representation in the field at the annual Convention.
 Summer Regional Convention Travel Grants – Donations of any amount to support travel by scholars from Eastern Europe and Eurasia to attend a biennial Convention hosted in the region.

Find Your Future Fund – The initiative provides funding to support graduate students exploring non-academic professional opportunities related to the region.

• ASEEES Internship Fund - Donations of any amount to support a paid internship.
 *[Named] Internship Endowment – $125,000 to provide 1 $5,000 grant per year in perpetuity. 
 *[Named] Non-Endowed Internship Fund – $5,000 per year for 3 years.

•  ASEEES Fund – Unrestricted support for the area of greatest need to advance the future of the field.
•  *ASEEES Legacy Fund – Documentation of planned gift intentions for ASEEES. All estate planning options will be considered and provide recognition subject to gift crediting guidelines.  

*For named gift opportunities, endowments, and ASEEES Legacy Fund giving, please contact Lynda Park to discuss arrangements.

For more information or to discuss how you can help to support the future of the field, contact us at aseees@pitt.edu or (412) 648-9911.  

Note—The acceptance of all gifts is subject to ASEEES’ Gift Acceptance policies.