Travel Awards

The Children's Memorial Research Center Travel Awards are given to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and clinical fellows who are conducting research in CMRC laboratories to present their scientific progress at national and international meetings and conferences. The awards are granted on a peer-reviewed, competitive basis four times a year.

For more information on how to apply for an award please read the Application Instructions. Submit your completed application via email attachment as a single PDF file to Dr. Hans-Georg Simon, PhD, Director of the CMRC Research Training Program, in care of Peg Rainey, . In addition, please submit an original hard copy of your application with all supporting documents to Peg Rainey, C.113. You may contact Dr. Simon with questions via email, , or by phone: 773-755-6391.

CMRC Travel Awards are $500 each and Excellence Travel Awards are $1,000. A separate application for the Research Excellence Awards is not necessary, recipients will be those with the most competitive applications as judged by the Travel Award Committee.

In 2008, 15 Travel Awards were granted to trainees working in 10 different laboratories. See the list of Travel Award Winners.

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