FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Path Travel Award

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The Path Travel Award provides support to graduate students in FIU Stempel College to travel to conference or scientific meetings to present paper or posters. Graduate students in the College’s three programs, dietetics and nutrition, public health, and social work, can apply. Awards will be based on the quality of the paper or poster, the student letter, the faculty member’s letter, quality of the scientific conference or meeting, and adequate progress toward completion of the degree.

A total of 10 Path Travel Awards in the amount of $500 each will be awarded during the 2016-2017 academic year. Five will be awarded during the fall 2016 term and five during the spring 2017 term.

Selection and Support Criteria at a glance

  • To be considered for a PATH Travel Award you must submit an application.
  • The application must include a letter explaining the paper or poster to be presented, including the conference at which it will be presented and your role in developing the research and the paper or poster.
  • The application must include a letter of support from a member of College's faculty familiar with your work. The faculty member's letter must detail the applicant's progress toward completing the degree, an evaluation of the quality of the paper or poster to be presented, the applicant's role in the research and developing paper or poster presentation, and an evaluation of the conference or scientific meeting.
  • The application must include a copy of the paper or poster to be presented.
  • The application must include a copy of the letter or email accepting the paper or poster.
  • Late applications will not be considered.

Deadlines

  • Fall: October 1, 2016

The College Scholarship Committee will evaluate applications based on the quality of the student’s and the faculty member’s letters, quality of the paper or poster, quality of conference or scientific meeting, and the student’s adequate progress toward completing the degree. 


PATH Travel Award winners will be notified by email and letter.  The email will also be sent to the student’s department chair/school director.

Application

Submit complete application to:

Office of Student & Alumni Affairs
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC5 145
Miami, FL  33199
305-348-7777
305-348-0289 (fax)
stempelinfo@fiu.edu

CONTACT US

Office of Student & Alumni Affairs
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC5 145
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Phone: 305-348-7777
Email: stempelinfo@fiu.edu