To apply, interested applicants must submit a completed Application Form. Contact information for the applicant as well as his/her/their mentor and HR/Departmental Administrator are required. Applicants must also submit a scientific abstract, a lay abstract, a significance statement, conference details—all signed with the applicant’s digital signature. A scanned and submitted Faculty Mentor Acknowledgement Form must include necessary signatures. T
ravel awards will be allotted in two sessions: 1) in the spring to cover travel to conference from June 1st to November 30th; and 2) in the fall to cover travel to conferences December 31st to May 31st.
Expectations of Awardees
In addition to the requirement of using the grant award to cover expenses related to a presentation, awardees are expected to:
- Provide proof of conference presentation to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
- Serve on the Travel Grant selection committee for the following year
Applicants can contact the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for additional information.