Lynk UAF Cost of Living & Travel Adjustment

Students interning or researching within a reasonable commuting distance of their home cities do not qualify for cost of living adjustments.  Students interning or researching within their home countries do not qualify for travel adjustments.

Travel Adjustments

The Lynk UAF program acknowledges the significant variations in international air travel costs by providing an automatic travel adjustment to the Lynk UAF stipends of students traveling to the below locations*:  

Regions  Travel Adjustment Amount
Central America, Non-U.S. North America & Caribbean $0
South America $600
Asia, Africa, Middle East, Oceania $900
UK and Ireland $250
Continental Europe and Iceland $400

The amounts listed above are added to the standard $3,600 award for students pursuing international projects. 

Cost of Living Adjustments

A $500 Cost of Living Adjustment will be automatically added to the Lynk UAF stipends of students with projects in the following countries or cities*:

U.S. Locations  International Locations
Boston, MA Central African Republic
Fairbanks, AK Angola 
Framingham/Natick, MA Bahamas
Honolulu, HI Brazil
Juneau, AK Congo
Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA Denmark
Nassau Co., NY Gibraltar
New York, NY Hong Kong
Oakland, CA Japan
Orange Co., CA Monaco
San Francisco, CA Norway
San Jose, CA Papua New Guinea
Stamford, CT Paris, France
Truckee-Nevada Co., CA Qatar
Washington, D.C. & Arlington/Alexandria, VA Republic of Korea
  Russian Federation
  Toronto, Canada
  United Kingdom