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SPR Regional Travel Award

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SPR aims to create a network of multidisciplinary researchers to improve child health. Ensuring a diversified research workforce is essential to this goal.

This award was established by the SPR Council in 2017 and provides up to $1,000 travel expenses to the annual PAS Meeting for talented child health researchers who comes from an underrepresented background (as defined by NIH https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-053.html). The awardees are acknowledged for their promising science at the SPR Awards Luncheon at the annual PAS Meeting.

National SPR is able to support one PAS travel award per regional society. SPR Regional Society Leadership may nominate eligible candidates from their regional society by sending a brief description of the awardee and her/his associated science. Required information:

  • Awardee's Name
  • Awardee's Email
  • Name of the award the awardee was chosen for in your society
  • Brief description of the awardee and his/her associated science
  • Photo of the awardee
  • Under-represented designation (refer to NIH description for categories)

Nominations must be received by March 15, 2017.