Broadening participation application

Any graduate student, postdoc, scientist or staff member can apply for travel associated with broadening participation at the MagLab. The total amount for awardees is up to $2000. Awardees will be chosen based on a set process/application.

Applications must be submitted by the first of each month. The Broadening Participation Subcommittee will review the application and make a decision by the 15th of each month.

Allowable costs:

  • Travel costs (air fare, car, rental, gas)
  • Hotel
  • Meal expenses
  • Conference Registration fees
  • Exhibiting Fees

If you receive this award, then you agree to submit your receipts within 2 business days of your return. You also agree to write-up a summary of your experience. This summary should include:

  • An estimate of the number of people you spoke to about the lab.
  • A description of career level of the attendees (e.g. undergraduate, graduate, postdoc, early career scientists)?
  • Information on additional connections made during the visit (for example, did you connect anyone with direct contacts at the lab? If yes, who?)
  • What were the benefits to you personally for attending this conference?
  • What were the benefits to the lab, particularly how did your activities support the lab’s diversity mission?
  • What is your plan to maintain contact with the organization and/or attendees after the event has concluded?

* Indicates required field

Number with full year
(xxx)xxx-xxxx
Enter 0 if you do not have one.

Travel plan

Please upload a letter of support from your PI, Postdoctoral Mentor or Supervisor, or dean*

.jpg, .docx, .doc, .pdf

Please do not copy and paste text directly from MS Word. Instead, either type directly into the form, or use a text editor program with no text formatting.

Maximum 500 characters.

Expected Date of Event

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Correct format is yyyy-mm-dd
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Expected Date of Event

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If you receive this award, then you agree to submit your receipts within 2 business days of your return. You also agree to write-up a summary of your experience.

Last modified on 28 March 2019