MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Cancer Biology Program Travel Award Application

GUIDELINES & ELEGIBILITY
Cancer Biology Travel awards are $500.00 each. One award will be given to a maximum of six Cancer Biology Program students per academic year. Each student can receive only one award per academic year. Cancer Biology students presenting results at a national or international meeting, or attending a course, are eligible to apply. All applications will be reviewed by the Cancer Biology Steering Committee and awarded based on merit. Please make sure to submit your application before the period due dates to allow review by the Steering Committee. Due dates will be: September 1, 2019, February 1, 2020, & June 1, 2020. Two awards will be given each review period.  Students will be notified of their award status within two weeks after the due date.

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Cancer Biology travel award is to help defray your expenses to attend a meeting or course. The name of your advisor’s administrative assistant is requested so that they will be notified to apply the $500.00 toward your meeting or course expenses.

INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit these items via email in a single PDF to Amy Carter: amy.e.carter@uth.tmc.edu

• This completed form signed by you and your advisor.
• Copy of your meeting registration form or course registration form.
• Copy of your abstract and abstract acceptance, if attending a meeting. If you have not received your abstract acceptance, or course acceptance, please list an approximate acceptance date. The award will be contingent upon such acceptance.

Upcoming events:

Cancer Biology Ice Cream Social

August 7, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
BSRB S3.8371 - GSBS Large Classroom