Stanford University
Postdoctoral Scholars

The Helena Anna Henzl-Gabor
Young Women in Science Fund
For Postdoctoral Scholars
Travel Grant

For travel taking place between December 1, 2016 – November 30, 2017

To Apply: (application only visible during application window)

Application Deadline: Oct. 10, 2016, at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time; including letter of recommendation

Applicant Award Announcements:
late November 2016

Please check this page regularly for up-to-date information.

Click HERE for Application

Travel Fellowship Summary

The Henzl-Gabor Travel Grant is open to currently appointed Postdoctoral Research Scholars in the School of Medicine and School of Humanities & Sciences who have demonstrated a positive attitude through professional teamwork and collaborations of men and women to help with their travel: airline tickets, accommodations, and registration expenses for participation at scientific conferences. These awards are meant to help defray the costs of attending a national or international meeting for travel taking place during December 1 - November 30.

Eligibility & Funding

Applicants must have completed an MD or PhD degree within the past six years of fund application submission. Awards may be given in amounts up to $2,000 based on the detailed expenses submitted.  Total awards given and funding levels may vary depending on the size and strength of the applicant pool.  Applicants must be US Citizens, permanent residents or naturalized citizens and already be appointed in a postdoc position by the application deadline.

Please Note: Awards will not be made on a retroactive basis (i.e., for meetings attended prior to
December 1, 2015).

Research & Scientific Activities

Research and scientific activities of applicants should be in the areas of human biology, chemistry, pharmacology, or medicine. A preference shall be given to applicants working on research involving oncology, specifically mechanisms of tumor growth, development of metastases, and the effects of nutrition on development of neoplastic processes.  When all of the above conditions have been fully satisfied, young women applicants of Czech ancestry will be given special consideration.


HOW TO APPLY - Application Materials:

A complete application must be submitted online by the deadline.

Start an Applicantion: Click HERE

Please carefully read the eligibility & funding and research & scientific activities sections before starting the application process.

A complete application consists of:

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Please begin the online application with enough time to allow the system to solicit the required letter prior to the application deadline.

For questions regarding this fellowship, please contact:

Annelies Ransome
Associate Director for Administration
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

*Page last updated 10/1/15 (AR)

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