Amie James Science Travel Awards

Amie James Science Travel Awards
Due to a generous gift by Graduate Center foundation board member Amie James deserving Science PhD students at The Graduate Center can apply for financial support to assist them in traveling to scientific meetings to present their work.
Purpose: To facilitate travel by science PhD students (see eligible programs below) to present at major national and international conferences.
Eligible Programs/Tracks: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences – Physical Science track, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology – Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology – Comparative and Cognitive Psychology, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences
Amount: $1,000 (per award)
Deadline:           August 1, 2019. For travel between Sept 1, 2019 and Jan 30, 2020
                            December 1, 2019. For travel between February 1, 2020 and June 30, 2020
                             ALL applications are due on noon eastern time on the deadline date.
Eligibility: PhD student in good standing currently enrolled in a Graduate Center Science PhD program.
To be emailed as ONE PDF file labeled as LastName_FirstName.PDF 
  1. Current CV
  2. Confirmation of good standing (provided by EO or APO)
  3. Letter of support from PhD mentor indicating the student’s level of contribution to the work that will be presented and the standing of the meeting.
  4. Copy of the submitted abstract
  5. Confirmation of acceptance
Email all applications to EMAIL to by noon on the deadline date (8/1/19 for fall travel or 12/1/19 for spring travel)
It is required that all recipients will participate in a data blitz (1 PowerPoint slide, 3 minute talks) describing their work to a public audience at a date to be determined.