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February 7, 2022

Reminder: KAWSE ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series applications due Feb. 11

Submitted by KAWSE

The K-State Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering, or KAWSE, issues the request for proposals for the spring 2022 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series awards. The KAWSE office works to increase the participation, retention and advancement of girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The purpose of this series is to encourage tenure-track faculty members in STEM departments to make new professional connections. These colleagues may become valuable mentors or research collaborators who can provide advice on manuscripts and grant proposals and may serve as outside references for tenure applications.

Up to $1,200 will be provided by the KAWSE office to support each speaker. The deadline for the submission of proposals is Feb. 11, for visits scheduled Aug. 22, 2022, through May 5, 2023. Preference will be given to first-time applicants and the number of awards is contingent on funding.

For tips on hosting a speaker, eligible departments, a sample application and more, visit the ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series webpage. Questions may be directed to kawse@k-state.edu.

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