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.

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 open.

Travel Awards of $1,000 each will be 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 will select the successful recipients based on the submitted application and letter of support. The Region VIII Executive board will make the final decision on the number of travel awards granted depending on the number of applications and budget available. Travel awardees must submit a report within a month of the meeting, describing their experience and benefit from attending the meeting. The report template will be available on the Region’s webpage. The awardees must submit the report with the reimbursement request and relevant receipts/documents.

Please complete and submit the application form (Word) with a letter of support from the nominee’s supervisor and send it to Stefania Grotti, Secretary, International Region as one consolidated PDF document by May 19, 2019. Nominees will be notified of the outcome by June 7, 2019.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Regional Meeting Travel Award

The NCURA Regional Meeting travel award supports attendance at the Regional Meeting. In 2016 Jessica Brody, Grants Officer, University of Melbourne was awarded. Congratulations Jessica.

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.