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

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 
Monday, September 9, 2019

The Helena Anna Henzl-Gabor Young Women in Science Fund for Postdoctoral Scholars Travel Grant is open to currently appointed Stanford postdoctoral 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.  The Henzl-Gabor Travel Grant supports travel (airline tickets, accommodations, and registration expenses) for participation at scientific conferences. These travel grants are meant to help defray the costs of attending a national or international meeting for travel taking place during the period of December 1 - November 30.


Eligibility requirements: 

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 Stanford 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 1st of this award cycle).


Application Process: 

A complete application must be submitted online by the deadline.  Applications are due by 11:59 PM Pacific time on the application deadline date.

A complete application consists of:
  • Complete online application form;
  • Form completed online by the faculty sponsor (mentor) at Stanford.  Please begin the online application with enough time to allow the system to solicit the required form from your faculty sponsor prior to the application deadline.

Please Note: This application does not go through RMG or OSR at Stanford.

Selection Process: 

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.

Additional Information


For questions regarding this travel grant, please click here to use Stanford' HelpSU system to submit your inquiry.