The NCURA Region III Honors and Awards Committee is pleased to announce that Region III Travel Award applications for the annual meeting are now open.

Travel awards are intended to support those new to Research Administration and NCURA or those shifting into new roles within Research Administration who, without the award, may not have the support to attend the meeting.

Applications are due no later than Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:00 PM eastern (4:00 PM central time).

NCURA Region III will issue two $1,000 travel awards for the 60th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Funds will be made available to the awardees’ institutions to defray the cost of attending the meeting. Applications can be submitted on behalf of a member or for oneself.

Applications are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Justification of need (including whether you have attended any national or regional meeting)
  • Description of short and long term professional goals
  • Explanation of how attending an NCURA meeting will contribute to attaining your goals
  • Nominee’s volunteer contributions to NCURA (past, current or future plans)

Application Process:

  • Complete the online electronic application form below
  • Upload/attach a one-page written statement from your supervisor citing reasons for your recommendation and how attending an NCURA meeting will benefit your institution.
  • Submit application

Applications will be collected and reviewed by the committee.  Award recipients will be notified by June 1, 2018. Awardees will be asked to provide volunteer service while in attendance at the meeting.