Funded Travel Awards

The Travel Award is meant to defray part of the costs incurred to attend the meeting.  The award money is expected to range between $1,000 – $2,000 USD, depending on the actual costs of the travel involved.  Travel Awardees are entitled to register at the student rate.  Funded Travel Awardees will be Rapporteurs for the World Congress.  Rapporteurs will summarize assigned sessions and reports will be published in an appropriate journal as one combined manuscript with all rapporteurs listed as co-authors in a timely fashion once finalized.  Additionally, one senior researcher will serve as a mentor to one or two early career investigators.  The mentor and investigator will have an opportunity to establish contact prior to the meeting.  At the congress, the Travel Awardee/ECIP Orientation and Mentor Lunch will be held on Thursday, October 17th from 11:45am – 1:00pm.

THE DEADLINE FOR 2013 EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATOR PROGRAM APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED.

Criteria for Selection:
In order to be part of the program, applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
• Quality of submitted abstract
• CV
• Personal Statement
• Letter of support by your immediate supervisor

Travel awards will be considered by all the above plus need for funds, distance from Boston will be considered. Minority Early Career Investigators are encouraged to apply.