Diversity Enhancement Awards
This award is designed to encourage highly qualified underrepresented trainees to pursue professional careers in the biomedical sciences. This competitive award will provide up to $1,000 to attend the Shock Society Annual Meeting. To be eligible for this award, applicant must be a predoctoral student (MD, PhD, DVM, DO or DDS) or research fellow with no more than 2 years in postdoctoral research training who is underrepresented in the populations of Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Native Alaskan, Black/African American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or Other Underrepresented Group.
Applicants must submit an abstract to the Shock Society Annual Meeting as the first author and must check “Diversity Enhancement Award”, upload their candidate statements* (1 page) and provide the name and email address of their advisors during the abstract submission process. The Diversity Committee will select the award recipients based on scientific merit of submitted abstracts and the candidate statements.
*State your career goals, research goals, role in the research in the submitted abstract, and reasons why you are deserving of the award. Please be sure to indicate your level of training (undergrad/grad/postdoc) and which underrepresented group you belong. If you indicate “Other Underrepresented Group,” please provide an explanation for why belonging to this group makes you underrepresented.
You must apply for this award at the time of your abstract submission. Deadline February 1, 2017, 11.59pm ET.