GMiS Early-Career Faculty Symposium 2019

Great Minds in STEM invites early-career, Hispanic engineering faculty from 2-year and 4-year institutions, post-docs, and doctoral candidates interested in academia to apply for travel grants to attend the 2019 GMiS Early Career Faculty Symposium, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL, from September 26-28, 2019.  The Symposium will be held at the 2019 GMiS Conference, which runs from September 25-28, 2019.  The ASSIST program will deliver faculty development workshops on a variety of topics including academic career opportunities and the tenure process.  In addition, participants will also have the opportunity to participate in some of the 2019 GMiS Conference events as well as invited to serve as judges for the Research Posters Competition.  The GMiS Early Career Faculty Symposium is supported by the National Science Foundation (Grants #EEC-1548322).

ASSIST Travel Grants

Travel grants will cover expenses incurred to attend the 2019 GMiS Early Career Faculty Symposium 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:

Application Process

A complete application to participate includes:
The deadline for applying to attend the 2019 GMiS Early Career Faculty Symposium is August 16, 11:59 pm PST, and applicants will be notified of decisions by August 23, 2019.



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