Travel Awards

AWIS-PHL will award three travel grants (http://www.awisphl.org/Awards.htm) for 2012, in the amount of $500.00 each, to support the attendance of female students at national meetings of the scientific societies appropriate for their disciplines at which they will be presenting their own research.

The awards are to be applied to the costs of transportation, registration, housing, and meals. Should the actual costs exceed $500.00, those additional costs must be covered by other resources available to the student. The recipients will each present AWIS-PHL with a published or final abstract of the work presented at the meeting and an accounting for $500.00 of meeting-related expenses.

The awards are:

The Robert E. Davies Student Travel Award, established in 1993 by AWIS-PHL in memory of Professor Robert E. Davies, whose life was characterized by untiring efforts toward the entry and advancement of women in science. This award is given to a female graduate student from a school in southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware or southern New Jersey.

The Adelaide M. Delluva Student Travel Award, established by AWIS-PHL in 2008 with a bequest from Dr. Delluva who was a loyal and committed supporter of the AWIS-PHL travel award program. This award is given to a female graduate student from a school in southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware or southern New Jersey.

The University of Pennsylvania Women's Club Student Travel Grant, established in 1996 by the University of Pennsylvania Women's Club and is administered by AWIS-PHL. This grant is awarded to a female student from the University of Pennsylvania. Call for nominations: The application deadline for these awards is November 1, 2012 for conferences held any time during 2013. Advisors are encouraged to nominate students for conferences that will provide significant exposure for the student and her work. An application form is available for you to download.

Please Note: Application need be made for only one travel award per granting period. Graduate students applying for the University of Pennsylvania Women's Club Student Travel Grant will also be considered for the AWIS-PHL Robert E. Davies or Adelaide M. Delluva Student Travel Award.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2012. Forms and additional instructions are available at http://www.awisphl.org/Awards.htm



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