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Travel Awards

Information on travel awards provided by The University of Rochester Graduate Women In Science (GWIS)

Application deadlines are November 15th and April 15th. You must be a graduate student in years 1 through 4 and an active participant in GWIS. Travel will be sponsored on the basis of scientific merit and need.

Application Process:

  1. Submit a completed Application Form along with a copy of your C.V., and copies of your peer-reviewed publications to Stephanie Scoville
  2. Request that your Ph.D. mentor and one of your Ph.D. advisory committee members each forward a letter of reference to Stephanie Scoville.

A one-page follow-up report from travel awardees is required within one month after travel is completed. This should be submitted to Stephanie Scoville.

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Tessa Baker Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tessa Baker

Tessa Baker, is a 4th year doctoral candidate in the Chemistry program in Dr. Michael L. Neidig's lab. Tessa received a travel and conference award from GWIS to attend the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting held in Washington, D.C. from August 20-24, 2017., where she presented a poster. View her Travel report followup.

Valerie Fleischauer Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Valerie Fleischauer

Valerie Fleischauer, is a 4th year doctoral candidate in the Chemistry program in Dr. Michael L. Neidig's lab. Valerie received a travel and conference award from GWIS to attend the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting held in Washington, D.C. from August 20-24, 2017., where she presented a poster. View her Travel report followup.

Janelle Veazey Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Janelle Veazey

Janelle Veazey, is a 3rd year doctoral candidate in the Immunology, Microbiology and Virology program in Dr. Steve Georas' lab. Janelle received a travel and conference award from GWIS to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference in Washington, D.C., from May 20th-24th, 2017, where she presented a poster. View her Travel report followup.