Student Support

2017 COMPRES Annual Meeting

July 09, 2017 to July 12, 2017

Travel Scholarships for Graduate Students and Post-docs

Deadline for applying: June 26, 2017.

The Executive Committee of COMPRES announces the availability of a limited number of travel scholarships for students from US Institutions who submit abstracts and present a poster at the 2017 Annual Meeting of COMPRES. These travel scholarships will provide up to $800 each for travel expenses incurred in attending the Annual Meeting. Reimbursement will be via travel vouchers submitted to the COMPRES Central Office. Note that the number of scholarships are limited, so it is strongly suggested to only apply if the support is needed.

To be eligible for a travel scholarship, the applicant must be a student at a U.S. University or College. Foreign citizens who are students in the US are eligible. NOTE: Student travel grants are funded by the National Science Foundation. NSF allows travel grants to be made only to students attending US colleges and universities.

Applications for a travel scholarship should be submitted via email to Shannon Clark by June 26, 2017.
The application should include the following:
1.    Cover page indicating the name, address, telephone number, FAX number and email address of the student, and the name and address of the faculty mentor/advisor.
2.    An abstract including title, authors and affiliations with the applicant as the presenter.
3.    A paragraph by the applicant describing at what stage you are in your studies and why you want to attend the Annual Meeting.
4.    A letter of recommendation from the mentor/advisor. This letter should also detail the group's travel funding and explain why the travel scholarship is needed for the student.
5.    If you are not a U. S. citizen or Permanent Resident, please indicate your visa status.

To qualify for a travel scholarship, you must submit an abstract for a poster presentation and submit a travel scholarship application.Posters need to be 48" W x 36" H. The abstract MUST be submitted for the application to be considered.
 Click here to submit an abstract. Abstract deadline is June 2, 2017.

Register for the Annual Meeting. The deadline for registration is Monday, June 26, 2017. We hope that by offering these travel scholarships we will encourage and enable many students to attend and participate actively in the program of the Annual Meeting. We look forward to seeing many of you at the meeting and hearing about your new research endeavors.