2019 CNS/Calea Annual Conference
Travel Award Program
Travel Award Program – Overview
The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS), thanks to the funding from Calea, is pleased to offer two (2) travel awards to PhD or MD/PhD students, and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows. This award aims to defray costs associated with attending the 2019 CNS Annual Conference being held in Niagara Falls, ON.
Each recipient will receive up to $1,000 to help offset costs related to registration, travel, accommodation, and ground transportation.
Candidates wishing to submit an application must:
- Demonstrate an affiliation with a Canadian Home TPN program - OR -
- Be in clinical practice providing TPN (RD, RN, pharmacist, or MD)
Candidates must be attending a conference for the purpose of presenting data (paper or poster presentation) from a home TPN related project on a first-author or presenter basis.
Application Submissions - All applications must include:
- Applicant CV
- Project summary (including relevance to home TPN)
- Budget (outlining funding required)
- Supervisor letter of support
All applications must be submitted to the CNS National Office by Friday, March 22, 2019
c/o Andrea Grantham, CNS Executive Director.
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Mail: Canadian Nutrition Society, 1867 LaChapelle Street, Ottawa, ON K1C 6A8
A CNS Sub-committee has been established to review the applications and select the two awardees.
- Application Deadline: March 22, 2019
- Results announced: April 12, 2019
- CNS Annual Conference dates: May 2-4. 2019
Acceptance letters will outline the funding process to submit expenses for repayment (to a maximum of $1,000/award). Official CNS expense forms (including original receipts) and banking information must be submitted within three weeks of the completion of the conference to enable reimbursement.
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