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Call for Applications | 2022 Region VI PRA/FRA Travel Awards

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

NCURA REGION VI TRAVEL AWARDS

2022 NCURA PRE-AWARD RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION (PRA) &

FINANCIAL RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION (FRA) CONFERENCES

NEW ORLEANS, LA


Applications for a Region VI travel award for the 2022 NCURA PRA and FRA Conferences are now being accepted. Region VI will be supporting up to two (2) travel awards of $1,000 each to offset the cost of attendance at the NCURA PRA or FRA Conference, to be held March 14-18, 2022, in New Orleans, LA.


Each award is intended to assist with the travel costs associated with meeting attendance.


The deadline for receipt of applications and nominations is Wednesday, February 16, 2022.


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Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Applicants must be research administrators from within the Region VI geographic area (Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Northern Marianas Islands, Oregon, Samoa, and Washington). Applicants need not be current members of NCURA in order to apply for or to be awarded a Region VI Travel Award.

  2. Applications and support letters must demonstrate the potential benefit of the award.

  3. The application and/or the support letter(s) must demonstrate that the applicant has secured their manager or supervisor's approval to attend the meeting.

  4. Should the cost of attendance exceed the amount of the award, the application and/or the support letter(s) must confirm that the awardee or the awardee’s home institution will cover the balance.

  5. Applicant agrees to submit a brief summary report on his/her meeting experiences within thirty (30) days of the meeting.

How to Apply:


Applications must be completed and submitted online via the NCURA Region VI Travel Award application form located at:


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWqP56b22p4R_mDrSJkZPjy3qnw6OUImJdF_vMOC24evI9MQ/viewform


The individual applying for the Travel Award is expected to complete and submit the application form. At least one letter of support must be provided by someone at the nominee's institution, ideally a supervisor or someone who can authorize meeting attendance.


Applicants will need to complete the travel award application form and separately submit their resume and letter(s) of support as attachments via e-mail to officers@ncuraregionvi.org. Reflective of NCURA's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we are committed to achieving diversity of all kinds in our NCURA community, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, experience, and institution type, and we encourage all interested to apply.


Selection Considerations:


Selection of the awardees will be determined by the Region VI Awards Committee. The Committee's decisions will be final. Selection criteria used by the Committee include:

  • Benefit to applicant of attendance (specific educational/training/professional development needs of applicant that can be met through attendance at meeting)

  • Candidate's contribution to his/her organization, and ability to add value to organization if able to attend the meeting

  • Relevant experience of the candidate

  • Strength and applicability of support letter(s). (Please note that specificity to the applicant is encouraged, and template support letters are discouraged.)


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