CRWAD Student Research and Travel Awards

CRWAD Graduate Student Travel Awards
– Biosafety and Biosecurity Graduate Student Travel Award
– CRWAD Student Research Awards

NOTE: Students entering competitions or applying for travel grants must submit abstracts by August 1, the primary submission deadline; application for student research awards will be made at the time of abstract submission.


CRWAD Graduate Student Travel Awards

The CRWAD Council will be awarding eight $500 awards to support travel for graduate students presenting abstracts at the CRWAD meeting.

Criteria:  Applicants must be graduate students enrolled in MS or PhD program relevant to research presented at CRWAD; award recipients must be enrolled in their graduate program at the time they attend the meeting for which they receive the award.  Recipients must attend the annual CRWAD meeting in Chicago to receive the award.  Applications must include the following:

1.  Letter from applicant’s major professor confirming that applicant is enrolled in a relevant MS or PhD program.
2.  Copy of letter or email message confirming the applicant’s abstract has been accepted for presentation at CRWAD.
3.  Copy of the abstract an abstract accepted for presentation at CRWAD.
4.  NOTE: students must meet the primary abstract submission deadline (Aug 1, 2018) to be eligible for CRWAD travel awards.
5.  A statement explaining how and/or why the work described in their abstract will benefit animal health, population health, or translational medicine.  (no more than 1 page, double spaced).

Preference will be given to students presenting oral presentations, and to students who are close to completing their PhD.

Email applications to CRWADorganizers@gmail.com, Marked: “Attention — Travel Award Committee”

Applications must be received by October 1st for travel to CRWAD in the same year.  Awards will be announced by November 1st.


Graduate Student Travel Award for Research in Biosafety and Biosecurity

The Animal Health Institute and the Joseph J. Garbarino Foundation are pleased to sponsor a Graduate Student Travel Award ($500) for one graduate student making an oral presentation at CRWAD. 

Criteria:  Applicants must be graduate students enrolled in MS or PhD program conducting research relevant to biosafety or biosecurity and must have a research abstract accepted for an oral presentation at CRWAD; award recipients must be enrolled in their graduate program at the time they attend the meeting for which they receive the award.  Recipients must attend the annual CRWAD meeting in Chicago to receive the award.  Applications must include the following:

1.  Letter from applicant’s major professor confirming that applicant is enrolled in a relevant MS or PhD program.
2.  Copy of letter or email message confirming the applicant’s abstract has been accepted for oral presentation at CRWAD.
3.  Copy of the abstract an abstract accepted for presentation at CRWAD.
4.  NOTE: students must meet the primary abstract submission deadline (Aug 1, 2018) to be eligible for CRWAD travel awards.
5.  A 500-word essay describing the impact their research may have on the fields of biosafety or biosecurity

Email applications to CRWADorganizers@gmail.com, Marked: “Attention — Biosafety/Biosecurity Travel Award Committee”

Applications must be received by October 1st for travel to CRWAD in the same year.  Award will be announced by November 1st.


CRWAD 2018 – Student Research Awards

Numerous awards are presented every year for outstanding presentations made by graduate students. Graduate students can enter these competitions at the time that abstracts are submitted Last year, 18 graduate students received cash awards totaling $6,000!

Sponsors:

 

 

Sponsor: American Association of Veterinary Immunologists (AAVI)

  • Number of awards: 3 for oral presentations and 3 for poster presentations.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Scope of eligible presentations: work relevant to veterinary immunology.

    2. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of presentation or have graduated within the past 12 months.

    3. At least one co-author on the abstract must be an active AAVI member.  Follow link for membership application and dues payment:   http://www.theaavi.org/membership.html

 

 

Sponsor: American College of Veterinary Microbiologists Awards (ACVM)

  • Number of awards: 3 for oral presentations and 1 for poster presentations.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Scope of eligible presentations:  work relevant to veterinary microbiology or parasitology.

    2. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of presentation or have graduated within the past 12 months.

 

 

Sponsor: Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Awards (AVEPM)

  • Number of awards: 2 for oral presentations and 1 for poster presentations.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of presentation.

    2. Scope of eligible presentations: work in a field related to population health (e.g., epidemiology of health and disease, health and production of food and companion animals, food safety).

    3. At least one co-author on the abstract must be an active AVEPM member.  Follow link for membership application and dues payment  http://www.avepm.org

 

Biosafety and Biosecurity Awards, sponsored by the Animal Health Institute and Joseph J. Garbarino Foundation 

  • Number of awards: 2 for oral presentations and 1 for poster presentations.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of their presentation.

    2. Scope of eligible presentations: Work related to biosafety or biosecurity (e.g., surveillance strategies, diagnostic test assessment, epidemiology and prevention of infectious disease, laboratory safety).

 

Sponsor: NC1202 Enteric Diseases of Food Animals Awards

  • Number of awards: 2 for oral presentations and 2 for poster presentations.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of their presentation.

    2. Scope of eligible presentations: work related to enteric diseases of domestic food animals and poultry.

 

Sponsor: The American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP)

  • Number of awards: 1 for oral or poster presentation.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program or post-doctoral training program at the time of their presentation.

    2. Scope of eligible presentations: topics related to vector-borne and parasitic diseases spanning from endoparasites and ectoparasites and their impact on animal or human health.

 

Sponsor: Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (STVM)

  • Number of awards: 1 for oral or poster presentation.

  • Eligibility requirements:

    1. Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program or post-doctoral training program at the time of their presentation.

    2. Scope of eligible presentations: topics related to any vector-borne and other tropical and subtropical diseases impacting animal or human health.