NSF and Omnibond Travel Grants for CNERT 2014

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NSF and Omnibond Travel Grants for CNERT 2014

On September 22, 2014, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off

With support from the National Science Foundation and Ominibond, CNERT2014 (see ) offers a limited number of travel grants to those who register and attend the workshop, on a competition basis.

CNERT2014 will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, on October 24, 2014, collocated with ICNP2014 (

Each awardee will be granted up to $1,000 to cover his/her workshop registration fee and travel expenses subject to travel reimbursement. Any student, postdoc and junior faculty affiliated with a U.S. institution is eligible. Students will be given higher priority.

Application deadline: September 24, 2014
Notification: September 28, 2014
Content of Application:

Applications for a travel grant should contain the following:

  • Biography: A brief description of the applicant, including name, mailing address, gender, title, school affiliation in the USA, address, and, if a student, current  year in degree path and when the degree is expected.
  • Application:  A  brief  paragraph  explaining  why  the  applicant  is  interested in  attending CNERT2014.
  • Reference  Letter:  For  student  applicants  a  letter  from  the  student’s  advisor  confirming the expected benefits to the applicant.
  • Cost Estimate: An estimate  of  travel  costs   is  required. Round-trip airfare  from  the candidate’s home  airport  to  the  conference  area  airport,  number  of  nights  hotel  support the applicant expects to need, and other costs such as meals, ground transportation, etc.

The awardees must register and attend the conference in person. Payment will only be made to the awardees as long as they submit the expense report (with receipts) within 30 days after CNERT2014.

Applications should be submitted to

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