The AISES 2017 Engineering Faculty Career Workshop is designed for early-career faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students in engineering. Would you like support to travel to and attend the 2017 AISES National Conference in Denver, CO, with specific professional development tailored just for you? Are you interested in becoming or advancing your career as an engineering faculty member? With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), AISES is able to bring up to 40 early-career faculty, post-doctoral professionals, and Ph.D. students in engineering to the 2017 AISES National Conference for the 2017 Engineering Faculty Career Workshop, cultural activities, and networking (NSF Grant #EEC-1548214). The Workshop will be held as a pre-conference event on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, and includes conference registration for September 21-23, 2017.
ASSIST Travel Grants
Travel grants will cover expenses incurred to attend AISES' Engineering Faculty Career Workshop up to $2,000. Eligible expenses include airfare, lodging, registration, meals, and other travel costs (e.g., parking). When you apply to attend, you will be asked to indicate which expenses you need grant funds to cover.
ASSIST Eligibility Requirements
Applicants for ASSIST Travel Grants must be early-career faculty members, post-doctoral professionals, or graduate students, and must meet the following criteria:
Faculty applicants must have held their appointment for five years or less.
Faculty and post-doctoral applicants must hold engineering appointments in an ABET accredited institution; and faculty from two-year colleges must teach STEM-related courses.
Post-doctoral applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in engineering within 48 months prior to their application.
Graduate students must be within one year of graduating with an engineering degree, in good academic standing, and enrolled as full or part time students.
A complete application to participate includes:
Responses to a short set of eligibility questions.
Statement of Interest - describe what you hope to gain by participating in the event and how the experience will benefit you and your career.
Statement of Diversity Contribution - describe your contributions to engineering diversity as well as your future diversity-related goals.