Postdoctoral Researcher Travel Funds
K-State ADVANCE program awards up to $500 to a postdoctoral researcher from an eligible department from one of six STEM colleges to cover expenses associated with presentation at a conference. The funds may be used for travel expenses.
Fall 2021 Materials Below!
Applications Due: October 31, 2021
Travel Dates for Conferences: January 2022 - December 2022
RFP Fall 2021 (PDF)
Eligible Departments (PDF)
Sample Application 1 (PDF)
Sample Application 2(PDF)
The following two forms are to be completed and submitted electronically per the forms' instructions no later than one month after the conference occurs.
This report form should be completed to satisfy part of the award requirements.
This remittance form should be completed to request conference reimbursements.
Award Application Time Frame
September - call for applications on ADVANCE listserv
October 31 - application materials due per online application specifications
November/December - review of applications by KAWSE Postdoctoral Travel Fund Screening Committee
December - notification to applicants of decision
January – public announcement of KAWSE Postdoctoral Researcher Travel Fund Award
September of following year – honoree(s) recognized at KAWSE’s Women’s Recognition Ceremony
Awardee Career Chat Time Frame*
Spring or fall semester immediately following the semester applications are accepted/award is given
*Postdoc Awardee & KAWSE Program Coordinator collaborate to offer this event