SMRT Travel Scholarship
The SMRT is now accepting applications for the SMRT Travel Scholarship Program for technologists to attend the 2015 SMRT Annual Meeting. Scholarships of up to $1,000 will be provided by the SMRT as well as through philanthropic donations to the ISMRM Research and Education Fund.
Criteria for Application
Scholarships will be given to technologists who have a demonstrable need for financial support to attend the Annual Meeting of the SMRT, and who also reside outside the countries of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
All Applicants must provide a supporting letter from a Department Head or Supervisor attesting to the need for travel assistance and the potential benefit of attending the meeting.
Preference will be given to:
- Applicants who are dues paying members of the SMRT
- Applicants who have submitted scientific abstracts for presentation at the meeting
- Technologists just beginning their careers (in practice or less than 3 years)
Applications will be accepted up until 11:59 pm PST, 20 March 2015.
Eligible Expenses Covered by the Award
Economy coach fare air travel to and from the meeting location, up to four nights lodging at a conference hotel, and general meeting registration not to exceed the award of up to $1,000.
Not Covered: Membership dues, fees for courses that have additional charges, meals, ground transportation, baggage fees or travel itinerary change fees.
Applicants will be notified of the results of the award process on 3 April 2015, leaving approximately 2.5 months for purchase of an economy coach round trip airplane ticket. Failure of the successful awardees to register for the meeting prior to the registration deadline will result in forfeiture of the scholarship.
Kerry Crockett, MBA, CAE, CMP, DES
Associate Executive Director, SMRT