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WV STEM & Family Travel Fund Assists Female Faculty & Post-Doctoral Scholars

August 28, 2015

STEM and Family Travel FundWV STEM+ Family Travel Fund is accepting applications for the October 15, 2015 deadline. The first statewide program in the nation, this travel fund provides reimbursement of incremental child and eldercare expenses incurred as a result of traveling.

Female faculty and post-doctoral scholars in STEM and social science fields at West Virginia universities and colleges, including institutions that are part of the WV Community & Technical College System, are encouraged to apply.

The fund is made possible by a 2-year grant from the Elsevier Foundation’s New Scholars Program. Funds are administered by the Division of Science and Research at the Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC).

For details and more information, plus a list of eligible institutions, click here.

Additional deadlines: January 15, 2016, and April 15, 2016, October 15, 2016.