2018RigorRepro Register

Application/Registration Receipt Deadline Date is March 16, 2018        



REGISTRATION/TRAVEL AWARD INFORMATION:    
  1. The travel awards provided for the 2018 R&R Workshop and Short Course are federally-funded by a research education grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health.
  2. Participation/travel award funding for the 2018 R&R Workshop and Course is limited to USA citizens and Legal Permanent Residents of the USA who reside within the USA or USA territories.  All applications for the 2018 R&R Workshop and Course must be received no later than March 16, 2018, 5:00PM EDT. Late and/or incomplete application packets will be declined upon receipt. Onsite registration will not be available.
  3. All documentation requested in the application form must be included and submitted in order to apply for the 2018 R&R Workshop and Course, even if you are not applying for a travel award.  NOTE: If you are not applying for a travel award, please include all requested documentatiom except the "statement of financial need."
  4. Travel awards will be provided for all eligible and selected applicants (those not receiving federally- funded travel expenses and meeting other criteria e.g., citizenship/residency status) who are approved and selected to participate in the 2018 R&R Workshop and Course. The maximum amount allowed for the travel award will be determined based on need).  NOTE:  We are not allowed to provide travel awards for selected participants who reside within a 50-mile radius of the meeting venues in Myrtle Beach and Lawrence, Kansas.
  5. Travel Award Restrictions for Applicants Who Are Federally-Funded:
    1. The FASEB Diversity Resources Program is not able to provide travel funds to any applicant who is directly supported by federal funds/grants which include travel support for specifically for the applicant to attend meetings, workshops and other training activities.
    2. An applicant who directly receives federal funding by NIH F-series and NIH K-series (e.g., NRSA Postdoctoral F32 Fellowships, NIH Postdoctoral IRTA, NIH K-awards, etc.) may apply to attend the 2018 R&R Workshop and Course.
    3. Graduate students and/or Postdoctoral Fellows who are supported through their mentors’ NIH T32, NIH R01 grant or similar grants from federal agencies are eligible to apply and may receive travel funds for the 2018 R&R Workshop and Course. All sources of federal funding support must be disclosed with the submitted application packet.
    4. The FASEB Diversity Resources Program is also prohibited from providing funds to employees and trainees at federal facilities who receive federal support for their salaries/wages. For more information regarding Federal Travel Regulations, visit http://www.gsa.gov and type in 'Federal Travel Regulations' in the search box.
  6. Reimbursement Policy:  Travel awards are processed as reimbursements to the award recipients.  An award recipient will be required to pay his/her travel-related expenses first, and then request reimbursement from the FASEB Office of Sponsored Programs, Diversity and Grants Administration after completion of travel to/from the program.  Original receipts for eligible travel-related expenses will be required in order to receive reimbursements.  NOTE:  Lodging accommodations and expenses (room and tax) will be secured and prepaid by FASEB.

Applicants must complete the Registration/Travel Award Application Form and provide the following documentation with the completed application form: 

Proof of USA Citizenship or Permanent Resident of the USA status:  Provide a copy of one of the following: USA Passport ID Page, Birth Certificate, Certificate of Naturalization, Certificate of United States Citizenship, Consular Registration of Birth Abroad, or Permanent Resident “green card’.

A current CV/Resume (including all sources of federal funding support you receive.)

A one-page statement demonstrating financial need and identifying potential benefits to be gained and the anticipated effect this institute may have on your planned research career. (Submit only if you are requesting consideration for a travel award.)

A letter of recommendation on departmental letterhead signed by your mentor, department head/chair or dean. Be sure to include the email address and daytime phone number of your mentor, chair or dean. 

All applicants must be approved by the FASEB Diversity Resources Program review committee. The FASEB Diversity Resources Program review committee will select the participants based on the review and consideration of all supporting documentation provided by the applicants.

Applicants selected to participate in this 2-part program will be notified by the FASEB Office of Sponsored Programs, Diversity and Grants Administration upon approval of their application/registration. 

SUBMIT THE COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKET TO:

                     Via email:    marc@faseb.org

                     Via USPS:    FASEB Diversity Resources Program
                                         ATTN: 2018 R&R Wokshop and Course
                                         9650 Rockville Pike; E-117
                                         Bethesda, MD 20814-3999


PLEASE DIRECT ALL REGISTRATION/TRAVEL AWARD INQUIRIES TO:  marc@faseb.org, or call 301.634.7930 for assistance.

 

The 2018 Rigor & Reproducibility: Promoting Credible Science and Interdisciplinary Collaborations Workshop and Course are funded in part by grants from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health.  R25GM116706
 

The 2018 Rigor & Reproducibility: Promoting Credible Science and Interdisciplinary Collaborations
Workshop and Course are managed and organized by the
FASEB Office of Sponsored Programs, Diversity & Grants Administration.



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 Updated:  01/07/18