Applications are being solicited for the Masonic/Dietz Family Award for Educational Travel. Recognizing that educational travel and sharing of knowledge is essential to successful cancer research the Charlton Dietz Family through the Masonic Cancer Center Fund has established this award for educational travel.
Award: Awards may be up to $1000 for educational travel. Up to four awards will be made. Educational opportunities may include but are not limited to conferences, courses and site visits.
Applicants: Graduate students, fellows, research-related staff and faculty within a cancer/cancer-related educational program or research area.
Application: No more than a one-page request will be accepted. The following information must be included:
· Applicant’s name
· Applicant’s research interest or educational focus
· Name, date and location of educational opportunity
· Budget for travel, may include transportation, accommodations, food and registration.
· Rationale for how attendance will contribute to applicant’s cancer/cancer-related education or research.
Applications should be received no later than April 12, 2004. The awards will cover travel from July 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.
Applications should be forwarded to:
Mary Sumpmann RN, MS
Associate Director for Administration
MMC 806 or
Review Process: The Executive Committee of the Center will identify a subcommittee to review requests. Awardees will be identified and notified by May 15, 2004.
Follow Up: Awardees will be asked to submit 1/3-1/2 page summary of the value of the educational opportunity.
Jean A. Jacoby
University of Minnesota Cancer Center
(612) 626-5475 - Phone
(612) 626-3069 - Fax