Region VIII travel awards reimburse travel, registration and hotel expenses of up to $1,000 (USD) 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 66th Annual Meeting will take place between 4 – 7 August, 2024.

An award valued at $1,000 (USD) will be provided to one Region VIII member to reimburse costs associated with their registration at the Annual Meeting. The Region VIII Executive Committee selects the successful recipient based on a review of the submitted application including a letter of support. Successful recipients of the travel award will be required to submit a report describing a) their experience of the Annual Meeting, and b) and the benefit(s) from attending the Annual Meeting. Reports must be submitted within one month of the meeting’s close.

For a link to this year’s application, please see below:

2024-NCURA Region-VIII-travel-award-application

Applicants must submit this form with a letter of support from their supervisor. This will need to be sent as one consolidated document to NCURA Region VIII ([email protected]) by Friday, June 21, 2024. Late applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of the outcome in mid-July.

Previous Travel Award recipients

2022 award winners: Joey Gaynor, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin and Beatrice Sakyibea Biney-Nyamekye, University of Ghana

2021 award winner: Esin Morcos, University of Technology Sydney

2019 award winner: Ozge Sahin, Sabanci University, Turkey

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.