Nerem Travel Award

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Robert M. Nerem 2010 International Travel Award
For Predoctoral & Postdoctoral Students Working with a Faculty Member of the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience

The Robert M. Nerem International Travel Award was established by Bob Nerem's colleagues and friends, and it is given annually. The inaugural award was given in 2005. Its purpose is to encourage predoctoral and postdoctoral students to travel outside of the U.S. as part of their research training, with a preference being for a student to learn new laboratory techniques at a foreign university outside of North America or be part of an international collaboration. To date, this award has allowed winners an opportunity to travel to the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan, the National University of Singapore, the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and Weizmann Inst of Sci, Rehovot, Israel as part of their research collaboration.

Application Deadline: April 29, 2010
Please submit completed application packet electronically to: Mr. James Godard james.godard@ibb.gatech.edu before noon on April 29, 2010.

This year's award consists of up to $3,000 to support travel and living expenses.

Each complete application must include:
-Summary of work accomplished
-Summary of future work
-Statement of how this award would further his/her research
-A proposed budget including tentative dates
-**Applicant's CV
-**Letter of recommendation from the applicant's research advisor
-**Letter from the researcher who will host the student
-Formatted in Times Roman font with 1" Margins

Note: Application not to exceed 5 pages. Items marked by an ** are NOT included in the 5 page application limit.

To be eligible for the 2010 award, a student must be working with a primary advisor who is a faculty member in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, have at least one year remaining in their research with IBB, and be planning to complete the travel prior to August 31, 2011.


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  • Created By: Alyceson Andrews
  • Created: 05/20/2010
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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