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|2021 NPA Annual Conference Travel Awards|
19th NPA Annual Conference
Call for Applications: 19th Annual Conference Travel Awards
Submission deadline: Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Notification of proposal decision: November 2020
Call for Applications for Travel Awards
The NPA is pleased to offer travel awards for postdoctoral scholars to attend the 19th Annual Conference, which will be held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, from April 16 - 18, 2021*. The awards will first cover registration and lodging and then cover travel expenses up to the limit of the award. Travel award amount will vary, but the maximum amount will be $1,000 per award. In addition to the travel award, you may also apply for the childcare support award. If you receive both awards, the maximum amount awarded will be $1,000 total.
Awards will be competitively allocated and limited to one individual per institution. The number of awards granted will depend on the estimated cost of each application, 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.
Deadline for submission: Thursday, October 8, 2020
*Please note that the NPA appreciates the highly dynamic nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is planning on a virtual component to the Annual Conference in April 2021.
Goal of the Travel Award Program
To ensure the broadest possible representation of postdoctoral scholars at the NPA Annual Conference.
Submit all required application materials by 11:59 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 8, 2020.
To be eligible for a travel award, the applicant must:
We strongly encourage applications from postdoctoral scholars who:
How to Submit
A successful application will include the following:
Please submit all of the required application materials by 11:59 p.m. EST, Thursday, October 8, 2020 using the 2021 Annual Conference Travel Award application form.
The awards subcommittee of the NPA Meetings Committee will review all applications, and recipients will be notified in November by the NPA.
*Please see "Restrictions" for more information on allowable expenses. Total award amount will not exceed $1,000; the award is often less than this amount and usually does not cover all of the expenses related to attending the NPA Annual Conference.
Travel expenses not allowable include:
Travel award recipients are required to attend all three days of the meeting.
Travel award recipients are required to stay at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel for a minimum of two nights.
Questions about the application process should be directed to the NPA staff by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 301-984-4800.
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