Travel Grant Opportunity: Great Minds in STEM Faculty Career Symposium

August 10, 2018
Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) along with other diversity engineering organizations was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) collaborative research grant to increase the diversification of the engineering professoriate. GMiS will convene the 3rd Annual GMiS Faculty Career Symposium at the 30th annual HENAAC Conference, which will be held in Pasadena, CA, from October 18 –20, 2018.
The Symposium has delivered faculty development workshops on a variety of topics including the tenure process, NSF proposal and reviewer opportunities,
publishing in academic journals, inclusive pedagogy, innovating practice from research and teaching, and best practices for engaging Hispanic engineering students. Participants also can engage with the larger HENAAC Conference audience. In addition, participants are asked to “give back” by serve as judges for the Research Posters Competition. The Symposium begins on Thursday afternoon (October 18) and concludes on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
Travel grants for Hispanic early-career faculty, post docs, doctoral candidates/students, in engineering,
from accredited 2- year and 4-year institutions in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, are available on a competitive
basis. Up to $2,000 in travel support will be provided to attend the GMiS Faculty Career Symposium.
Travel awards will cover expenses incurred traveling to and attending the Symposium. Lodging will be
provided for three (3) nights on October 18, 19 and 20. Participant travel days will be early morning
Thursday, October 18 and Sunday, October 21, 2018. GMiS will arrange travel, housing and registration for
the selected participants. Meal per diems are part of the registration.
Individuals interested in attending and/or applying for a travel grant must register at
Applicants must be prepared to submit a statement of interest, statement of
diversity and an NSF bio sketch
The application deadline is Friday, September 7, 2018.
Please Contact Dr. Gary Cruz, Director of Academic Affairs and University Relations by email to
Travel Grant Opportunity
Great Minds in STEM Faculty Career Symposium
October 18-20, 2018
Pasadena, CA
NSF award #1548322

Published on August 10th, 2018

Last updated on August 10th, 2018