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 Oct. 25, 2004. The awards will cover travel from January 1st, 2005 through June 30th, 2005.
Applications should be forwarded to:
Mary Sumpmann RN, MS
Associate Director of Administration
MMC 806 or
Review Process: The Executive Committee of the Center will identify a committee to review requests. Awardees will be identified and notified by Nov. 15th, 2004.
Follow Up: Awardees will be asked to submit 1/3-1/2 page summary of the value of the educational opportunity.
CHILDREN'S CANCER RESEARCH FUND 24TH ANNUAL DAWN OF A DREAM "HALLOWEEN GLAM"
The 24th Annual Dawn of a Dream "Halloween Glam" will take place on Saturday, October 30, 2004 from 6:00 p.m - 12:00 a.m. at The Depot in Minneapolis. To date, Dawn of a Dream has raised more than $10.1 million for The Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.
Gala highlights will include: a glamorous Halloween Ball (no costume required), spectacular live and silent auctions, dinner, dancing, and entertainment. This year's entertainment will be provided by singer Alanis Morissette. Tickets are $250 per person and promise to sell out fast. They may be purchased at: http://www.childrenscancer.org/news_details_events_doad.jhtml