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Call for Applications for the 17th Annual Conference Childcare Awards

Wednesday, October 10, 2018  
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October 10, 2018

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is pleased to offer childcare support awards for postdoctoral scholars to attend the 17th NPA Annual Conference, which will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida, April 12 - 14, 2019. The awards will be used to cover childcare expenses while attending the Annual Conference up to the limit of the award. Award amounts will vary, but the maximum amount awarded will be $500. You may also apply for the travel award in addition to the childcare award. If you receive both awards, the maximum amount awarded will be $1000.

Awards will be competitively allocated and limited to one per institution. The number of awards granted will depend on the estimated cost of each applicant, matching funds available, and the amount of funds raised by the NPA. Applicants are strongly encouraged to seek matching funds from their institutions and to include that information in their applications.

Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Click here for more details about submitting a proposal.