Fall Travel Awards of up to $300 will be given to selected UMass Amherst graduate students who are presenting original family research* at a national research conference before April 30, 2018. The student must be the first author on an accepted paper or poster presentation at the conference. The award money must be used exclusively for travel expenses associated with the conference.
*Family research is broadly defined and encompasses all disciplines. Conference travel must be completed by April 30, 2018. Please contact CRF before applying if the conference falls outside of those dates.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th, 2017
Applicants must be graduate students at UMass Amherst who are actively enrolled in a full-time graduate program. UMass graduate students from all programs and departments are eligible to apply. Representation across disciplines is desired. Applicants will be rated based on the quality and broader significance of their research, relevance to issues affecting families, and overall intellectual merit. Preference will be given to first time applicants and individuals who have not previously won the award.