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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.

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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.