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Non-Federal Travel Award

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Vermont Academy, Saxtons River, VT
June 25-30, 2017

Six travel awards valued at $500 each are available. Two are general awards and four are specifically for students/fellows from underrepresented groups: two for women and two for minorities researchers.

Eligibility

Applicant must be a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow and must submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference. Awards will be determined by scientific merit and available funds.

Application Requirements

Applicants must pay for the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance of the conference.  At the time of registration, applicants must submit a CV and a first-author abstract.  To apply for the travel award, the applicant should submit a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how receiving a travel award will help. Applicants should indicate if they wish to be considered for the general award, an underrepresented group award, or both. Those letters should be emailed directly to the conference organizer Dr. Deborah Hinton, dhinton1234567890@gmail.com.

Travel Award Deadline

Registration with abstract and corresponding letter must be completed by the deadline of May 14, 2017.

Award Notification

Recipients will be notified prior to the conference of award status.