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Travel Grant Instructions

WOC Conference

Travel Grant Applications are due August 23, 2013

Faculty members are invited to apply for an ADVANCE Purdue Travel Grant to attend the 2013 Women of Color Faculty in STEM Conference. Travel Grant Award includes lodging through conference dates, materials, and meals.


2013 TRAVEL GRANT APPLICANTS: Once your application has been received, you will be sent a confirmation email with a supplemental document attached. You will have seven (7) business days to submit your supplemental document to be considered for a travel grant.

TRAVEL GRANT AWARDEES: Once you have received your award notification, you have two (2) weeks to register for the conference. A registration code to waive the cost of registration will be provided.

Special Note for Post-Doctoral Fellows: We have limited funding to assist with the cost of registration for Post-Doctoral Fellows. If you wish to apply for funding, please send a request to Porsche Townsend, prior to submitting a travel application. Post- Doctoral Fellows are required to present a research poster to be considered for an award.

About ADVANCE-Purdue

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The ADVANCE 2013 Gender and STEM Research Symposium will be held on November 13-14th in Stewart Center 310 and 302. Proceedings from this symposium will be available through Purdue e-Pubs. Details about the Symposium can be found: HERE

Deadline for submission of abstracts is Monday October 21st, 2013.

Professor Peggy McIntosh, Associate Director of Wellesley Centers for Women, will be the keynote speaker during the afternoon on Wednesday, November 13th.

The award winning show “Truth Values-One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze” by Gioia De Cari will be presented by ADVANCE-Purdue at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, November 13th in Fowler Hall/Stewart Center/Purdue University. A panel discussion will take place following the performance.

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