Travel Grant Program

Travel Grant Awardees for 2018 have been selected and will be announced soon!

About the I-ACT for Children Travel Grant Program

 

I-ACT sponsors a Travel Grant Program to support the continuing education of those involved in pediatric clinical trial research. The I-ACT Travel Grant is designed specifically to support the attendance of an early stage Investigator, Study Nurse or Coordinator, Research Administrator or Research Administration staff that supports clinical trials at a relevant research conference.

Two $5,000 grants are awarded in January each year.

 

The submission period for this award has closed, and it will reopen in Q4 of 2019. 

 

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be at an I-ACT for Children Member Site
  • Be involved in pediatric clinical trials.
  • Provide the name, date and location of the conference they wish to attend and how it relates to their work in pediatric research.
  • Provide a written statement that describes how the award will benefit the applicant and his/her home institution (At least one letter of support from the home institution, signed by the POC or Physician Site Champion must be included). The applicant and/or the institutional support letter(s) must demonstrate that the applicant has secured approval from his/her supervisor to attend the meeting.

 

Should the cost of conference attendance exceed $5,000, the applicant must confirm that the balance will be covered by other sources.

Travel grant selection will be based on both educational and financial need.

Applicants may complete the application below. Winning applicants will be notified by telephone and email.

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