The grantee is required to attend a Welcome Orientation in either Ottawa, Canada, or Mexico City, Mexico, in early Fall 2018, depending on the grant start location.
For Canada, up to CAD $1000 for in-country travel and enrichment will be provided.
For Mexico, a reimbursable donated material allowance of USD $750 for academic materials will be provided. These materials should be donated to the host institution.
During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in the Western Hemisphere (WHA) region may apply for a short-term regional travel grant for activities such as workshops, seminars, presentations, lectures, performances, exhibits, curricular advising, and similar projects, at institutions in eligible WHA countries (Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, México, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Uruguay). The Regional Travel Program covers travel to and from the destination; lodging may be offered by the hosting institution. Scholars may only apply for this grant once in country on their Fulbright grant. Scholars who apply for the Flex award are ineligible for the Regional Travel Program. Additional information can be found at the Regional Travel Program website.