JFI Travel Award

Application for JFI Travel Award to enable trainees to attend and present their research at a scientific conference.  The award will be for $750 towards reimbursement of travel expenses (hotel & transportation) until funds run out.  Applications for the forthcoming year will be considered starting 10/1.

Application Materials:

  • Provide a statement (no more than 500 words) describing how this specific conference fits into your professional development goals and the type of presentation you expect to give (e.g. poster or talk).

  • Anticipated travel budget, including an explanation of the source of other funds

  • A brief note from the advisor stating their support for your participation in the conference.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

  • Be a graduate student or post-doctoral trainee in the James Franck Institute at the time of application and travel.

  • Priority will be given to those who have not previously received an award. 

  • Personal Statement, Budget, and Advisor Note will be the primary means of selection

  • Consideration will be made to distribute awards equitably across JFI groups. No more than two applications per group per year.

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