STAMI Scientific Travel Awards Program

The Scientific Travel Awards Program (STAP) supports and promotes the dissemination of scientific results at national and international symposia and conferences by students and Post-docs advised by faculty members of the Center for Science and Technology of Advanced Materials and Interfaces (STAMI) in the areas of organic, inorganic, and hybrid organic/inorganic functional materials and interfaces.

Travel awards support students and Post-docs that present their work at conferences, symposia, science competitions, workshops, seminars, and other educational outreach events.  Applications for student travel activities that include the promotion of diversity and outreach to minority institutions are highly encouraged.

This $500 award is designed to complement departmental or sponsored funds that do not cover all costs incurred for a trip.  Students and Post-docs are additionally encouraged to apply for the following additional travel funding through the SGA Graduate Conference Fund, College of Sciences Doctoral Student Travel Support, and College of Engineering Doctoral Student Professional Development Fund. 

SGA Graduate Conference Fund

Each academic year, a portion of the Student Activity Fee collected from all students is placed into a Graduate Conference Fund, to support any currently enrolled Georgia Tech graduate student who travels to present research at a conference. This fund is designed as a secondary source, to complement departmental or sponsored funds that do not cover all costs incurred for a trip.  Visit website for more information.  http://sga.gatech.edu/g/conference-fund/

College of Sciences Doctoral Student Travel Support

A request for travel supplements from the College of Sciences can be made only by a doctoral student within one of the units in the College who is attending national or international conferences and is the presenting author (senior author) of a research paper.  Visit website for more information.  http://sga.gatech.edu/g/conference-fund/

College of Engineering Doctoral Student Professional Development Fund. 

A request for travel supplements from the College of Engineering can be made only by a doctoral student within one of the units in the College who is attending national or international conferences and is the presenting author (senior author) of a research paper. Visit the website for more information.  http://sga.gatech.edu/g/conference-fund/

 

To Apply:


DEADLINE: Application due 21 days prior to the departure date for travel.  E-mail applications to Sharon Lawrence at sharon.lawrence@chemistry.gatech.edu

NOTE:  All travel must be completed by May 15, 2017. Travel Expense Statement is due 5 business days following your return date.

Eligibility

  • Faculty Advisor is a STAMI member
  • Research papers or posters must already have been accepted by conference for presentation.

How to apply

Submit one (1) single pdf file with the following information:

a)  1-page maximum typed cover letter describing your research interests and experience, as well as career plans. 

b)  1-page maximum summary of the research to be presented. Please do not submit a list of references with your summary (although you may choose to include citations in the text).

c)  1-page maximum curriculum vitae including scientific publications and presentations (the curriculum vitae may contain only highlights and may not be a complete version).

d)  One (1) copy of the letter of convention paper/poster acceptance.

e)  Travel Authority Request (completed and approved).

f)  Copy of conference brochure showing registration fees.

g)  CoS Travel Supplement / CoE Professional Development Fund form.