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SLATE Conference Travel Awards

Two $250 awards will be given each semester, to support two SLATE students’ travel to attend and present at a conference. Applications will be reviewed by the SLATE Executive Committee according to the established criteria and the top ranked two applications will receive Conference Travel Awards.

Fill out and submit your application online:

https://apps.atlas.illinois.edu/FormBuilderSurvey/Survey/LAS/SLATE/SLATE_Conference_Travel_Application_Form/

 

Applications must include:

  • Abstract (no longer than 350 words), including a description of the significance of the work (Times New Roman 12 font, 1” margins on all sides)
  • Proof of acceptance, including type of presentation (paper/poster)
  • 1‐page CV, including education and publications/presentations

 

Please note:

  • Each student may submit only one application per semester. In other words, if a student is presenting at multiple conferences, s/he may submitonly one for consideration.
  • A student who wins a SLATE Conference Travel Award is not eligible to apply again for one academic year. Therefore, a student who won in Fall 2012 is not eligible to apply again until Fall 2013, and a student who won in Spring 2013 is not eligible to apply again until Spring 2014.
  • Preference will be given to students who are first authors.

 

Deadline for Fall 2017 Competition: Midnight on October 2, 2017

Deadline for Spring 2018 Competition: Midnight on February 26, 2018