Travel Award Descriptions (Do not run this section using Firefox!)
(There are 7 travel awards available, each with distinct deadlines and criteria. You can only receive 1 award in a given year.)
|CPDD Travel Awards for Early Career Investigators
CPDD will award a number of competitive travel fellowships to attend the 2013 Annual Meeting (registration and up to a maximum of $1000 for travel expenses). (1) Postdoctoral Awards are available to scientists who are not more than five years beyond their doctorate (Ph.D.) or residency (M.D., D.V.M., etc.). There are a limited number of awards available for foreign scientists. (2) Predoctoral Awards are available for individuals in Ph.D. programs at institutions with little or no NIH support. Individuals currently supported by NIDA/NIH training grants or individuals with Predoctoral National Research Service Awards (F31) are not eligible for Predoctoral Awards. Prior recipients of the CPDD Travel Award for Early Career Investigators are also not eligible.
Applicants will be sent e-mails by the end of February indicating award status.
There will be an Annual Meeting luncheon for all 2013 CPDD Early Career Investigator Awardees and recipients of Awards in 1993, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
To Nominate an individual, upload the following in PDF format using the
APPLICATION SUBMISSION LINK
1. Current copy of Curriculum Vitae including contact information, publications, presentations, and previous travel fellowships. Please use "your last name_CV", e.g., Jones_CV in the attachment name.
2. A brief letter of application on university / institutional letterhead, indicating the type of award for which you are applying, why it is needed, and your reasons for attending the meeting. Please use "your last name_applicationletter", e.g., Jones_applicationletter in the attachment name.
3. A mentor's signed letter of recommendation on university / institutional letterhead. Please use "your last name_mentorletter", e.g., Jones_mentorletter in the attachment name. Note: applications missing an actual signature will not be reviewed.
4. A copy of your submitted CPDD abstract. Please use "your last name_CPDDabstract", e.g., Jones_CPDDabstract in the attachment name.
Complete applications must be submitted on or before December 8, 2012 in order to be considered. For further inquiries, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or send a note to Dr. Stephanie Collins Reed, Chair CPDD Travel Awards Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, #120, New York, NY 10032
|2013 CPDD Primm-Singleton Minority Travel Awards Program
Although The Under-Represented Populations Committee (URPOP) of the College on the Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is soliciting applications for a limited number of travel awards to attend the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of CPDD to be held in San Diego, California, June 15-20, 2013, these awards are contingent upon the availability of funds which cannot be determined until early 2013. Please check this webpage in early 2013 for any updates. The preferred candidate for this award is a graduate student with a demonstrated commitment to research and/or teaching in substance abuse. At a minimum, a candidate must have an avowed interest in a career in substance abuse research/ teaching. Applicants are required to be enrolled in a graduate program. In addition, applicants must be members of an ethnic minority group under-represented in substance abuse research, including but not limited to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders. Previous awardees and individuals currently supported by NIDA/NIH training grants or individual Predoctoral National Research Service Awards (F31) are not eligible. Citizenship of the United States or a permanent visa is required.
To apply, applicants should submit the following information in a single attachment:
1. A cover letter (<1 page) indicating your eligibility and interest in pursuing research on drug addiction, and how attending this conference will advance your career in research and education;
2. Complete contact information (e.g. name, title, mailing address, telephone number, and
3. Academic curriculum vita;
4. Letter of recommendation from your mentor, advisor or an individual who is familiar with your work;
5. Copy of abstract (<250 words) submitted for presentation at CPDD Annual Scientific Meeting.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be postmarked on or before
December 15, 2012. Applications will be scored according to their scientific relevance, methodological strength, and candidate’s involvement in the field. Applications deemed acceptable will be selected for consideration for funding. Applicants are also required to submit their abstracts to be considered for presentation at the 2013 CPDD Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstract entry begins November 1 and ends December 3, 2012.
Application materials should be sent via email to:
Dr. Danielle C. Ompad
Chair, CPDD Under-Represented Populations Committee (URPOP)
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health
411 Lafayette Street, Rm 524, New York, NY 10029
Telephone: (212) 998-5796
|CSAT Travel Awards
Although the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) anticipates sponsoring up to 30 Travel Awards for substance abuse treatment practitioners to attend the 2013 CPDD meeting, these awards are contingent upon the availability of funds which cannot be determined until early 2013. Please check this webpage in early 2013 for any updates. If funds are available, all expenses will be covered: i.e., conference registration, airfare, travel to and from the airport, and hotel accommodation. To be eligible, candidates must hold full-time employment as a director or clinical supervisor in a substance abuse treatment program based in the U.S. Applicants may not be an employee of the federal government. Further, a direct supervisor will need to agree to allow the applicant to attend if selected. Only one award will be given to any specific program. Previous CSAT travel award recipients are not eligible to apply. Applicants will be sent e-mails by the end of March indicating award status.
To Nominate an individual, upload the following in PDF format using the
APPLICATION SUBMISSION LINK
1. An up-to-date resume including contact information, previous travel fellowships, if applicable, work experience and academic experience. Please use "your last name_resume", e.g., Jones_resume in the attachment name.
2. A one-page letter of application on institutional letterhead indicating interest in receiving an award and including a statement as to how this conference will benefit your work in your current position. Please include a valid telephone number and e-mail address. Please use "your last name_applicationletter", e.g., Jones_applicationletter in the attachment name.
3. A signed letter from your supervisor stating that if you are selected you will be allowed to attend the meeting. Please use "your last name_supervisorletter", e.g., Jones_supervisorletter in the attachment name. Note: applications missing an actual signature will not be reviewed.
Complete applications must be received on or before January 10, 2013. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are required to arrive prior to 4:30 PM on June 14, attend a networking session sponsored by CSAT on the evening of June 14, the CSAT-sponsored satellite session on June 15, a breakfast sponsored by CPDD for the awardees on June 16, and remain for the entire CPDD meeting.
For further inquiries, e-mail email@example.com or send a note to Dr. Stephanie Reed, Chair CPDD Travel Awards Committee, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons., NYS Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, #120, New York, NY 10032
|NIDA Director's Travel Awards
: December 3, 2012
After February 1, 2013
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
is accepting applications for the Director’s Travel Award program to help defray the cost of attending the Annual CPDD Meeting on June 15 20, 2013
, in San Diego, California.
Although NIDA anticipates supporting approximately 20 awards in the amount of $1,000 each, these awards are contingent upon the availability of funds, which cannot be determined until early 2013. Please check this webpage in early 2013 for any updates.
To be eligible for a NIDA Director’s Travel Award, the applicant must be a NIDA-supported NRSA fellow, NRSA trainee, or Diversity Supplement recipient. This award is also contingent upon attendance at the NIDA Grant-Writing/Career Workshop, held in conjunction with the CPDD Meeting. Selection for this travel award will automatically enroll you in this workshop.
Preference will be given to junior investigators presenting at the CPDD conference, and to those who have not previously received this award.
To apply, DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION in PDF fillable format and email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications may also be faxed to 301-443-6277.
Complete applications must be submitted no later than December 3, 2012.
For additional information or questions, contact Dr. Ghim at 301-443-6071 or email@example.com.
|NIDA Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Awards
NIDA’S WOMEN & SEX/GENDER
Junior Investigator Travel Award Program
College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 2013
Call for Travel Award Applications
Accumulating evidence indicates that the antecedents, consequences, and mechanisms of drug abuse and dependence often differ in males and females and that sex/gender may be an important variable in treatment and prevention outcomes. To foster research on women and sex/gender differences in all areas of drug abuse research, both human and animal, NIDA encourages the submission of abstracts on this topic for the 2013 annual meeting of CPDD in San Diego, CA, June 15-20, 2013.
Special NIDA travel awards of $750 will be available to 27 junior investigators whose CPDD abstract on women or sex/gender differences is accepted for a poster, oral session, or symposium. Awards, however, are contingent upon the availability of funds, which cannot be determined until early 2013. Please check this webpage in early 2013 for any updates.
· Graduate and medical students, post-doctoral students, medical residents, and investigators who are no more than five years past the doctoral degree or residency are eligible.
· Applicant MUST be first author on the CPDD abstract.
· Minority investigators and male investigators are especially encouraged to apply.
· Priority may be given to those who have not previously received this award or held an R01.
· Federal employees are ineligible.
Electronic Application Procedures:
Follow the CPDD instructions for abstract submission. Then send an e-mail to Dr. Samia Noursi at firstname.lastname@example.org in the following format and with the required attachments:
· E-mail subject line: CPDD 2013 Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Award Application
· Attach a copy of the abstract that you submitted to CPDD, including title and authors.
· Attach your curriculum vitae (list all NIH grant support if applicable). Please include your mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address.
· Attach a cover letter stating (1) your eligibility, (2) your interest in continuing to pursue research on women and/or sex/gender differences, and (3) your career goals.
Deadline for applications: December 3, 2012
For additional information about this annual award, contact:
· Dr. Samia Noursi - telephone 301-594-5622; email@example.com, or
· Dr. Cora Lee Wetherington - telephone 301-435-1319; firstname.lastname@example.org
|WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellowship Award
Application Deadline: December 15
Notification of Award: March 31
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) support an International Traveling Fellowship Award for a drug abuse-related public health researcher from a low- or middle-income country* to participate in the 2013 NIDA International Forum, the CPDD Annual Scientific Meeting, and associated research training activities. NIDA and CPDD suggest a schedule for the meetings that maximizes training opportunities, and the NIDA funds support a research visit to a U.S.-based research institution.
· Be a drug abuse-related public health investigator from a low- or middle-income country* who completed his or her doctoral degree or residency no more than 10 years ago.
· Conduct research in a field related to public health (epidemiology, public policy, health care, or treatment).
· Have not received travel support from NIDA, WHO, or CPDD between July 1 of the previous year and June 1 of the award year.
· Have not previously received the WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellowship in any prior year.
· Live and work outside the United States at the time of application and travel.
Applicants are required to submit an abstract to both the NIDA International Forum and the CPDD Annual Scientific Meeting using the two meetings’ separate online submission systems. Abstract submission for the two meetings usually opens November 1 and closes December 1.
Applications Must Include:
· Abstract Submission Confirmation from CPDD
· Abstract Submission Confirmation from the NIDA International Forum
· A curriculum vitae documenting research experience
· Two letters of recommendation indicating your eligibility for the award
· A travel plan for visiting a U.S.-based research institution before or after the CPDD Annual Meeting, which describes the potential for future collaborative research between the applicant and the institution.
· A letter of acceptance from the director of the research unit you wish to visit
· A conflict of interest statement that complies with CPDD policy.
Applications must be submitted via email. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The NIDA International Program will coordinate travel arrangements after the award is announced. The travel award of $5,000 USD will help offset expenses incurred while attending the meetings and associated research visit, including such items as meeting registration fees, travel, and living expenses. Award selection will be announced in March.
If you need assistance identifying a research visit host, consult the online database of research projects supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm, review journals online at PubMed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/, or email the NIDA International Program (email@example.com) or the WHO Management of Substance Abuse Programme (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The chair of the CPDD International Committee must receive applications no later than December 15. Applications must be submitted to:
Jan Copeland, Ph.D.
Chair, CPDD International Committee
University of New South Wales, Australia
*For this program, eligible countries are those in Africa; Asia (except Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan); Central and Eastern Europe (except European Union members); Russia and the Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union; Latin America and the Caribbean; and the Pacific Ocean Islands (except Australia and New Zealand).
|NIDA Minority Workshops
NIDA Minority Workgroups Call for Applications
Early Career Investigator Conference Stipends
To support the career development of junior investigators, the NIDA Minority Workgroups will provide Early Career Investigator Conference Stipends awards. Each award will provide funds up to $1,000 to cover travel and other conference-related expenses for the 2013 College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Annual Scientific Meeting. (Awards, however, are contingent upon the availability of funds which cannot be determined until early 2013. Please check for updates.) Awardees must attend the CPDD conference, present their study findings, and participate in other career development activities.
To apply, awardees must:
· Be a member of a minority racial/ethnic population
· Be a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, or junior investigator who has obtained a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree within the past 5 years
· Have submitted an abstract for the CPDD meeting in June, 2013
To apply, please provide:
· A cover letter (regarding eligibility criteria)
· Application form
· Current contact information
· An academic Curriculum Vitae including date of terminal degree
· A letter of recommendation from your mentor/supervisor indicating institutional support
· A copy of your submitted, first-authored CPDD abstract
Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and submit the application materials to Dr. Yih-Ing Hser via email, email@example.com, by Saturday, December 8, 2012.