Student Travel Award

Full Instructions

Graduate students and post-docs working in RNA Institute-affiliated labs are eligible to receive a maximum of $600 via the Travel Award program. This amount may be used towards one conference. Applications will not be accepted for conferences attended prior to the award date. Preference will be given to senior graduate students and/or graduate students who have not attended a meeting previously. Applicants must have received commitments from other University sources (such as the faculty mentor, home department or school) to cover the remaining costs of the conference or seminar. Only one award will be awarded per fiscal year (July 1- June 30) per awardee. Conference Travel Grants will only cover the following items: conference registration fees, transportation to/from meeting, lodging, food, and ground transportation while attending the conference.

Application Deadlines Sept 19 January 2 March 23 June 15
Award Date October 1 January 15 April 1 July 1st
Eligible Conference Dates for each Award Date October 1 – January 14 January 15- March 31 April 1- June 30 July 1- September 30

Contact or 518-437-4449, with questions about the program and eligibility.

Recent Travel Award Winners

Timothy Czajka: Antibody Engineering and Therapeutics Conference

Rebecca D’Esposito: ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics

Phensinee Haruehanroengra: RNA Therapeutics From Base Pairs to Bedsides

Sangeetha Selvam: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Translation Control Meeting

Fusheng Shen, Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting

Justin Waldern: Cold Spring Harbor conference on Transposable Elements

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