2018 Platinum Supporters

Non-Federal Travel Award

Vermont Academy, Saxton River, VT
July 9-14, 2017

Ben Pernis Memorial Travel Awards. Ten (10) awards of $1,000 each will be available.


Applicant must be an Assistant Professor, postdoctoral trainee in good standing, or a current graduate student (predoctoral at a degree-granting institution) and must submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference. Awards will be determined by scientific merit.

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. All letters should be emailed directly to the conference organizers: Drs. Joe Craft, joseph.craft@yale.edu and Alessandra Pernis, pernisa@hss.edu. Recipients will be required to present a short talk at the conference.

Travel Award Deadline

Registration with abstract and corresponding letter must be completed by the Early Bird deadline of May 28, 2017.

Award Notification

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