Vasculata 2024 Scholarship Application

Vasculata 2024          July 22-25, 2024     Stanford, CA

Application submission deadline is May 1, 2024 for Scholarships.

Vascular scholarships are available for trainees that may
require additional funds in order to attend the meeting.

Applications will be accepted online only through the submission form below and accepted through May 1 - this deadline will be strictly adhered to - thank you.

Applications must include the following:

1) Responses to the four questions below. 

  • Please provide a summary of your project in layman's terms. Describe in 300 words, the disease or basic scientific question that you are investigating, the hypothesis, methods used, results and conclusions.
  • Where do you, the applicant, see yourself in five years?  Describe in 100 words. your professional goals and plans.
  • What is the main reason that we should select you for this scholarship? Describe in 100 words, any circumstances which the committee should be informed of to make their decision. 
  • How will you spend the money? Describe in 100 words, how you will use the scholarship money.  Be as specific as possible. Use is limited to registration, housing, and transportation (both airfare and ground transportation)

2) A letter from the applicant's supervisor/PI that

  • verifies your status within the lab/department (Be specific--3rd year graduate student; post doc in lab for two years, etc.)
  • confirms that there are little to no funds available for you to attend Vasculata

3.) Applicant's CV

ALL documents should be in pdf format.

Be sure you have all supporting documents on hand when completing this form.    You will not be able to save and return to this form.

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The NIH defines underrepresented groups (URG) in science as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Pacific Islander, Native American, LGBTQ+.

Describe in 300 words or less, the disease or basic scientific question that you are investigating, the hypothesis, methods used, results and conclusions.

Describe in 100 words. your professional goals and plans.

Describe in 100 words, any circumstances which the committee should be informed of to make their decision. Include how attending Vasculata will impact your current work/studies.

Describe in 100 words, how you will use the scholarship money.  Be as specific as possible. 
Please note, use is limited to registration, housing, airfare and ground transportation.  Food will not be covered.

This letter must be in pdf format and should include the following:

  • Specific verification of the applicant's status within the lab/department. For example, 3rd year graduate student, post doc in lab for two years, etc. 
  • Confirmation that there are little or no funds for applicant to attend Vasculata

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