Travel Award

What is the Travel Award?

The UH Cancer Center Travel Award will provide funding for 4-5 trainees per year to present their cancer-related research at a peer-reviewed conference.

How much will be awarded?

Funding will depend on the expected travel and registration costs but will not exceed $2500.

Who is eligible?

  1. Post-doctoral fellows and graduate students working on cancer-related topics
  2. Mentor is a UH Cancer Center Full or Associate member
  3. Poster or oral presentation is accepted (official acceptance letter can be provided later)

What are my obligations?

The awardee will be required to sign a statement confirming that he/she will present at the stated conference, provide an official letter of acceptance, and submit a short post-conference report. The report should describe briefly a few high points of talks that made an impact on you and how attending the conference made a difference to your research project (e.g. feedback on your project at the poster/talk, ideas gleaned from a presentation, new collaborations, etc.).

How do I apply?

Interested individuals must submit:

Who should I contact?

Materials should be submitted via email by January 15, 2019 (Spring) /August 15, 2019 (Fall) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please put “Travel Award” in the email subject head. Please direct questions to The Travel Award Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..