Thursday, April 19, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


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The Civitan International Research Center is announcing the availability of trainee travel awards for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees to facilitate presentations at meetings, conferences or symposia related to research and/or clinical activities addressing neurodevelopmental disabilities. Individual awards of up to $1,200 will apply toward conference registration fees, airfare, hotel and meals according to UAB travel policy. Application deadlines will be March 29 and August 30, 2018. Applications should include the following in a single pdf file:

  • a description of the travel opportunity and relationship to the trainee program of study
  • a one-page CV from the trainee
  • a letter of endorsement from the mentor clearly stating how the student will benefit from participation and also that no other support is available for this travel
  • travel budget details
  • copy of abstract – include letter of acceptance
The mission of the CIRC is to improve the well-being and the quality of life of individuals and families affected by neurodevelopmental disabilities; to provide interdisciplinary clinical and research training in neurodevelopmental disabilities; to utilize this knowledge to develop and provide high quality exemplary services and programs; and to exchange information in a timely way with consumers, practitioners, scientists, and society.

Submission guidelines
In the subject matter enter: “Travel Application Last Name”
Submit to: Vicki Hixon
Special thanks to Dr. Kristina Visscher for providing the photos!
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