IREE 2010 - Award Components and Amounts
All figures in $US.
1. Research stipend ($3,000 for undergraduate students, $4,000 for graduate students) 
2. Housing and food stipend ($1,000) [1,2]
3. Visa application ($130 for Business (F) Visa) 
4. Travel health insurance (provided)
5. Orientation program: meals, lodging, and educational materials provided
6. Round-trip travel to orientation program and research assignment (economy class airfare  and ground transportation, reimbursement basis )
a. On-line Orientation Cohort (up to $2,000)
b. China-based Orientation Cohort (up to $2,000)
c. US-based Orientation Cohort (up to $2,300)
7. Re-entry program:
a. Round-trip travel (economy class airfare  and ground transportation, up to $1000, reimbursement basis )
b. Meals, lodging, and educational materials provided
Total: Approximately $7,500 (undergraduate students) or $8,500 (graduate students) in reimbursable expenses, and $1,400 in additional covered expenses.
 Items 1-3 above will be awarded to IREE participants prior to their IREE experience.
 The housing and food stipend ($1000) should cover typical student housing and meal plans at most Chinese universities. This amount is estimated based on past expenditure in Shanghai, China. Actual cost will vary based on personal spending habits.
 To be reimbursed you must use the designated IREE Program travel agent.
 50% reimbursed pre-travel. The final 50% requires receipts and satisfactory completion of IREE program assignments and post-trip program evaluations, as well as a post trip report.
 Requires receipts and satisfactory completion of IREE program assignments and post-trip program evaluations, as well as a post trip report.