Domestic Travel Award (Doctoral)

MCB will begin supporting professional development for MCB doctoral students with the Domestic Travel Award beginning Spring 2018. This award is intended to enable doctoral students to pursue a professional development opportunity (e.g. Cold Spring Harbor, Woods Hole, etc.), or to attend a student's first scientific meeting/conference. MCB will award up to $1,000 for travel costs. This award is for domestic travel only--there is a separate award for international travel.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Current BMCB Doctoral Student in an MCB lab

  • Support of PI for travel

Application Requirements

  • Personal Statement: No more than 300 words explaining why this travel is important to the student's career

  • Letter of Support: From PI of student's lab, noting if alternate funding is available

  • Budget: Justification of expenses up to $1,000 (transportation, lodging, per diem, etc.). Budget must comply with UA travel policies.

Submission Process/Deadline

Applications are due May 1.  Awardees will be selected by the MCB awards committee and will be notified by June 1.