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CPD Travel Award

The Center of Professional Development (CPD) is sponsoring a CPD Travel Award for PhD students and postdoctoral appointees in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Each travel award is worth up to $1500 and can be utilized for travel to a conference or for a professional development opportunity relevant to preparation for current or future career endeavors. 


  • Be in good academic standing and have had a performance evaluation within the last year.
  • PhD student or postdoctoral appointee within the School of Medicine & Dentistry.
  • Prior CPD Travel Award winners are ineligible for entry.
  • Postdocs are not eligible to win both the CPD Travel Award and Postdoctoral Association Travel and Development Awards within the same academic year.

Individuals awarded must provide a one-page follow-up report about the conference, event, or professional development opportunity within one month of the opportunity.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Travel award funds must be utilized prior to June 5, 2020.


Questions please contact Eric Vaughn at: