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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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AnnaLynn Williams Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

AnnaLynn Williams

AnnaLynn Williams, is a 4th year doctoral candidate in the Public Health Sciences epidemiology program in Dr. Michelle Janelsins’ lab. Her project investigates cognitive impairments in CLL patients. Annalynn received a travel and conference award from GWIS to attend the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago from June 1-5, 2017, where she presented a poster during the Patient and Survivor Care portion of the meeting. View her Travel report followup.

Shringkhala Bajimaya Receives GWIS Travel and Conference Award

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Shringkhala Bajimaya

Shringkhala Bajimaya, a 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Toru Takimoto' lab received a travel and conference award from GWIS. She attended the Annual American Society for Virology (ASV) conference held at Virginia Tech University from June 18th through June 22nd. View her Travel report followup.