The Martin Frank Diversity Travel Award program is intended to provide support to those seeking after proficient professions in physiological sciences. The particular aim of this program is to build active participation in and organizing at specific gatherings among learners and early profession personnel who are from underrepresented groups in the physiological sciences. In particular, the program gives travel grants to an underrepresented diverse group of graduate understudies, postdoctoral colleagues, and early career employees (within five years of getting a Ph.D. degree) to go to the APS yearly gathering at Experimental Biology (EB) and APS meetings. All the Travel Award beneficiaries will get a travel award in addition to tutoring and networking openings during the gathering.
This honor is available to an explicitly underrepresented population characterized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH characterizes underrepresented group status in the Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity, which can be found here. Candidates are permitted to get up to two maximum diverse travel grants. Porter Physiology Development Fellows are urged to apply. Fragmented applications won’t be inspected. Candidates are chosen dependent on the candidate’s reasons behind wishing to go to the meeting, CV, and reference letters. The one most deserving candidate will be considered as the final recipient of this scholarship and be awarded the grant of up to $1500 in travel support for EB 2022. In order to be considered for this scholarship, the applicants must submit their entries before December 18, 2021.
Established in 1887, the American Physiological Society is a worldwide innovator in growing information identified with biology function. They associate a multidisciplinary community of almost 10,000 researchers and instructors from around the world, driving joint effort and highlighting logical disclosures in physiology and related disciplines. Their individuals are propelling therapies and solutions for everything from malignant growth and coronary illness to obesity and addiction. Their mission is to progress scientific disclosure, understand life, and further develop wellbeing.
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|Organization||American Physiological Society|
|Education Level||Graduate and Ph.D. students|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||December 14, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||CV, letters of recommendation|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility requirements for the following scholarship contest is as follows:
- Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career faculty (recently transitioned; within five years of receiving a Ph.D.) from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds; and
- Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career faculty (recently transitioned; within five years of receiving a Ph.D.) with disabilities.
- Applicants are attending U.S. institutions and conducting research within the 50 States and U.S. Territories.
- Applicants are allowed to receive up to two diversity travel awards maximum.
- Porter Physiology Development Fellows are encouraged to apply.
- Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
How to Apply?
To apply for this grant, the candidates are required to follow all the instructions given on the scholarship portal carefully and thoroughly and complete their submission forms. The submission form must be completed providing all the below-mentioned documents and all the relevant data.
The documents that need to be attached with your application form is as follows:
- Resume or CV
- Letter of recommendation
The one most deserving candidate will be considered as the final recipient of this scholarship and be awarded the grant of up to $1500 in travel support for EB 2022.
In order to be considered for this scholarship, the applicants must submit their entries before December 18, 2021.