MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners Announced
By Kirsten HeuringMedia Inquiries
- Associate Dean for Communications, MCS
Three winners have received the Mellon College of Science Graduate Student Funding Award for fall conferences.
Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs Manfred Paulini and Director of MCS Graduate Affairs announced the fall recipients.
This round's winners include the following students and the meetings they plan to attend:
- Sara Caldas, a Ph.D. candidate in Biological Sciences — the Barrels XXXVI Conference
- Shannon Chou, a Ph.D. candidate in Biological Sciences — the American Society for Cell Biology 2023 Conference
- Rongwei Zhao, a Ph.D. candidate in Biological Sciences — the American Society for Cell Biology 2023 Conference
The award offers students up to $500 in supplemental funding for travel, prioritizing applicants who have secured other sources of funding.
Graduate students are encouraged to apply to future rounds of the Graduate Student Conference Funding Award. Applications for conferences taking place in January, February and March 2024 will be accepted until December 15, 2023.For more information and to apply for the award, students can visit the award website.