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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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Benson Cheng Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Benson Cheng, a 4th year graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido received a travel and conference award from GWIS. He attended the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology at Colorado State University at Fort Collins from June 21st to June 25th. View his Travel report followup.

Julianne Feola Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Julianne Feola

Julianne Feola, a 4th year graduate student in the Gail Johnson lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended a Gordon Research Conference titled Transglutaminases in Human Disease Processes from June 29th to July 4th, in Lucca, Italy. View her Travel report followup.

Lesley Chapman Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Lesley Chapman, a 4th year graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Morrell received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Conference in Lindau, Germany from June 29th to July 4st. View her Travel report followup.

Emily Resseguie Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Emily Resseguie

Emily Resseguie, a 4th year graduate student in Dr. Michael O'Reilly lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference in San Diego, California from May 17th to May 21st. View her Travel report followup.