Region VIII travel awards reimburse travel, registration and hotel expenses of up to $1,000 for one Region VIII research administrator.

Find out about the experience of attending meetings from some of our past awardees.

Regional Meeting Travel Award

The NCURA Regional Meeting travel award supports attendance at the Regional Meeting.

This year we are partnering with Region II for a joint regional meeting on 16-18 October, 2019 at the Westin Jersey City Newport Hotel, NJ, USA. Find out more about why you should attend!

Region VIII are supporting attendance with a travel award to attend the regional meeting.

Please complete the nomination form and email to the Region VIII Secretary Stefania Grotti to apply: applications close Friday 30 August.

If you have any questions regarding the Regional Meeting, please contact the Region VIII Co-Chairs, Julie Ward or Jessica Brody

Annual Meeting Travel Award

The NCURA International Region Travel Award  supports attendance at the NCURA Annual Meeting.  These meetings are held in Washington D.C. in August of each year.

The 2019 Travel Award is now closed.

Travel Awards of $1,000 each are provided to Region VIII members to reimburse costs associated with registration, travel, hotel or related expenses to the Annual Meeting. The Region VIII Executive board selects the successful recipients based on the submitted application and letter of support. The Region VIII Executive board makes the final decision on the number of travel awards granted depending on the number of applications and budget available. Travel awardees submit a report within a month of the meeting, describing their experience and benefit from attending the meeting.

Previous Travel Award recipients

2018 award winner: Hanna Salo, University of Turku, Finland

2017 award winners: Luca Wacker, ETH Zurich|University of  Zurich & Carole Amroune, Grants Manager, ISGlobal, University of Barcelona

2016 award winner: Barbara Slattery, Manager Research Information at the University of Melbourne.

2015 award winner: Leslie Fernandez, Finance & Facilities Administrator Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia.