The Latina Researchers Network is excited to announce Travel Awards for the 2014 Latina Researchers Conference in New York City, April 3-5, 2014. Travel Awards of $500 will subsidize lodging and travel costs to attend the Conference. Priority will be given to first author presenters who are early career investigators or graduate students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds in research and academia (e.g., are from racial/ethnic minority populations, grew up in a low-income community, is a first generation college student, or a member of other under-represented groups) and traveling from outside of New York City. Travel Awards are sponsored primarily by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Annie C. Casey Foundation, and contributions from other institutes and organizations.
Eligibility & Guidelines:
- Early career investigators must have completed their doctoral degree within the last seven years.
- Applicants must have completed the registration application for the Conference by submission.
- Awardees must pay associated registration fees and attend all conference programs.
- Travel Awards will be provided based on availability of funding.
To apply, please submit a brief self-statement (500 words maximum) indicating your need to receive this award and a recent copy of your curriculum vita. In your self-statement, please make sure to indicate: 1) current position (e.g., Tenured Professor, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Doctoral Student); 2) year highest degree was earned; and 3) where you will be traveling from to attend the conference. Application materials should be submitted as a single Word or PDF document no later than February 10, 2014, 11:59pm ET, to Dr. Josie Serrata at Josie@LatinaResearchers.com. Please include “Travel Award” in the subject line. For inquires regarding eligibility and guidelines, please contact Dr. Serrata at aforementioned email.
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