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NSF Young Investigator Travel Awards

NSF Young Investigator Travel Awards

 

We are pleased to announce the NSF Young Investigator Travel Awards Program. There will be ten (10) awards in support of travel and participation at the 5th International Conference on Engineering Frontiers in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease to be held June 9 & 10, 2016 at the University of Central Florida Medical School at Lake Nona.

Selected travel award recipients: (1) will have the conference fee waived and (2) will be provided travel and accommodation support to attend and participate in the Young Investigator Program.  All participants are required to submit an abstract and to participate in the Poster Program and Competition. Please use the abstract template provided on the conference site. Moreover, four (4) of the ten selected travel award recipients will be chosen by the conference organizing committee to present a 20 minute podium talk as part of the Young Investigator Technical Session #4 of the conference program.

To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must be either: a current PhD student or a recent PhD graduate (within one year of graduation), hold a post-doctoral appointment (no more than two years), or be a medical student, resident, or fellow. Furthermore, only domestic travel within the US will be supported per NSF requirements.

To participate:

  1. Complete and submit an abstract to Alain Kassab (kassab@ucf.edu) indicating your interest to be considered for the NSF Young Investigator Travel Award Program.
  2. Register at the conference website http:/engfrontiers.org/ under the NSF Young Investigator Travel Award Program.

Those applicants not selected for travel awards are welcome to attend and participate in the Young Investigator Poster Program and Competition.

Permanent link to this article: http://engfrontiers.org/2016/03/10/nsf-young-investigator-travel-awards/

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