The application process for the 2017 Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE) Graduate Student and Post-doc Travel Award is now open.
Due to the tremendous support of the National Science Foundation, conference travel awards are available for a limited number of graduate students and postdocs. Recipients of these awards will have conference registration costs waived (this includes the conference registration, as well as housing and most meals at the conference), and will also receive up to $800 in travel expenses.
The deadline for award consideration is Friday, February 17. Award winners will be notified by Friday, February 24. If you receive the award, you will be expected to register before the Wednesday, March 1 opening of registration.
In addition to filling out the application form, applicants will be asked to respond to the following question:
- In the space provided, please briefly and concisely inform the organizers about the research that you are doing and how participation in the TRUSE conference will help you meet your professional career goals. Please limit your submission to 300 words.
TRUSE 2017 will take place from Wednesday, July 5 through Sunday, July 9 at St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota. The 3rd TRUSE conference will focus on studies in Biology Education Research, Chemistry Education Research, Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, and Physics Education Research at the undergraduate level.