MU-ADVANCE Path Forward Travel Grants
MU-ADVANCE Path Forward offers Faculty Travel Grants for female faculty in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines seeking to enhance networking (e.g., travel to national meetings), grant proposal submissions, interdisciplinary research efforts, or manuscript preparation. For non-tenured faculty, these activities are expected to tangibly enhance faculty careers. The next deadline is Oct. 31, 2017 for travel before September 30, 2018. More information
MU-ADVANCE Path Forward is pleased to offer Student Travel Grants for female students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. These grants are geared to allow students to present at national meetings or to attend workshops that will enhance their careers. The next deadline is Oct. 31, 2017 for travel before September 30, 2018. More information
The MU-ADVANCE Program offered Mini-Grants to female STEM faculty, both probationary and tenured, to facilitate collaborations and to promote their research careers. During the program's six-year period, 44 Mini-Grants were awarded. These mini-grants were used for travel to national and international conferences, as well as to confer in other investigators' laboratories; to purchase research supplies and equipment; and to prepare manuscripts. These awards were predominately used as travel support. In fact, MU-ADVANCE sponsored travel to more than 100 conferences, totaling more than $185,000.
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