LE&RN Travel Awards

LE&RN Travel Awards

Online submission for the 2018 IVBM Travel Awards is now closed.

The Lymphatic Education & Research Network is offering a limited number (10 total of $600 USD) for young investigators who are LE&RN members (PhD students, medical students, and postdoctoral students) to defray registration and travel costs associated with attending the 20th International Vascular Biology Meeting in Helsinki, Finland (June 3-7, 2018).

Eligibility Criteria

To apply, prospective candidates must:

(1) be actively enrolled in a doctoral program, residency or accredited program of postdoctoral graduate education in the biomedical sciences. Other trainees will be considered at the discretion of LE&RN and the Review committee
(2) provide a blog post summarizing the meeting and their experience at the event
(3) must be a current LE&RN supporting member in good standing through December 31, 2018 or later (become a supporting member here). Applicants who fail to maintain a minimum of a one-year LE&RN supporting membership will be not eligible for future LE&RN fellowship or travel award support.
(4) reside more than 40 kilometers / 25 miles from the conference

Application process

To be considered for a Travel Award, the following information is required:

(1) Submit an abstract and register to the 2018 IVBM. http://research.med.helsinki.fi/cancerbio/IVBM/abstracts.html
(2) Provide your Curriculum Vitae (CV) or National Institutes of Health biographical sketch
(3) Indicate that you are applying for this award within the online abstract submission

Please submit the required documentation in a SINGLE EMAIL to: info@LymphaticNetwork.org

Application deadline coincides with the abstract deadline for the IVBM (March 19, 2018).  Any questions or problems, please contact LE&RN at lern@lymphaticnetwork.org.

Travel grant recipients will be determined by the committee after the candidate has met all eligibility requirements.

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Online submission for the 2018 GRC Travel Awards is now closed.

The Lymphatic Education & Research Network is offering ten $1,000 (US currency) scholarships for young investigators (PhD students and postdocs) to defray registration and travel costs associated with attending the 2018 Gordon Research Conference: Lymphatics. In addition, four travel scholarships for best poster presentations (one $1000 US currency and three $500 US currency) will be awarded for the top posters presented at the GRC. These scholarships and awards are made possible by a grant from the McDowell Family in honor of their daughter Colette who was born with a rare lung disease called pulmonary lymphangiectasia.

Investigators are eligible for consideration if they are actively enrolled in a doctoral program, residency, or accredited program of postgraduate education in the biomedical sciences. To be considered, the following information is required:

(1) curriculum vitae or National Institutes of Health biosketch including list of publications (include only in press and in print)
(2) Short abstract to be submitted to the conference (1-2 paragraphs)
(3) narrative statement regarding the importance of your attendance at the conference for current and future goals
(4) letter of support from your current research mentor that includes his or her name, position, contact information, and email
(5) must be a current LE&RN supporting member in good standing through December 31, 2018 or later (become a supporting member here)

Please submit the required documentation in a SINGLE EMAIL to: info@LymphaticNetwork.org

Application Deadline:  Friday, December 8, 2017    1:00 P.M. U.S. Eastern Time (GMT-5)