A limited number of matching travel grants are available for GEM Associate and University Fellows to attend the National FFP Symposium at the GEM Annual Conference in August. Travel grants provide current GEM Associate and University Fellows the opportunity to take advantage of the Future Faculty and Professional Symposium, Technical Presentation Competition, and/or Poster Session. The FFP Symposium provides students with insight and strategies that support successful matriculation to completion of a graduate STEM degree.
Travel grant benefits include:
The 2015 FFP Symposium, sponsored by the Motorola Solutions Foundation, will take place August 5-7 in Boston, MA. For more information on the FFP Symposium, please visit the Future Faculty and Professional Symposium page. To sponsor a 2014 or 2015 GEM University or Associate GEM Fellow to attend the GEM Annual Conference:
GEM, through a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, will pay the remaining funds to directly book the lowest cost travel option and a shared hotel room at the group hotel for Associate and University Fellows who are approved for the travel grant. The sponsored Fellow will have access to all meals provided during the conference. The Fellow will be personally responsible for any additional costs, such as additional meals/snacks, parking, and/or ground transportation. (The conference hotel is easily accessible via public transportation).
To submit your 2014 or 2015 Associate and University Fellows’ names for a travel grant, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5PM Eastern on July 5, 2015 with the following information for each student.
A limited number of matching travel grants are available. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.