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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 5 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.


Jessica Ciesla receives Travel Award

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Jessica Ciesla in front of poster at conferenceJessica is a sixth year PhD candidate in Josh Munger’s lab. Jessica received a travel award from GWIS to attend the 10th Congress of the International Society of Symbiosis, 3rd International Conference on Holobionts which was held in Lyon, France on  July 19th - July 30th 2022.

View Jessica’s Travel report followup.

Erin Gibbons receives travel award

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Erin Gibbons in front of her poster at conferenceErin is a fourth year PhD candidate in Stephen Hammes’ Lab. Erin received a travel award from GWIS to attend the AAI Annual Meeting which was held in Portland, Oregon May 6-10, 2022.

View Erin’s Travel report followup.

Mary Moran receives travel and conference award

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Mary MoranMary Moran is a 5th year doctoral candidate in Lisa Beck’s lab. Mary received a travel and conference award from GWIS to attend the AAAI Annual Meeting which was held in Phoenix, AZ from February 25 – 28, 2022.

View Mary’s Travel report followup.