Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award

We are now accepting applications for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award. The application deadline is Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Applicants who are selected as finalists for this award must present their papers at an OPHS colloquium on Thursday, October 22nd, 12 Noon - 1:30 pm.

This award is exclusively for public health students who have a professional paper accepted for presentation at a national or international public health meeting. Applicants must be current, classified UHM graduate or doctoral students pursuing the MPH, MS, DrPH or PhD degree in the Office of Public Health Studies. The award money is to be used to defray travel costs and/or pay for meeting registration fees (up to $1,000).

Interested applicants must submit the following items:

  1. Proof of invitation to present at a conference.
  2. Your conference abstract.
  3. A letter of application which includes:
  • Your role in the project that is the subject of the presentation.
  • An explanation on why attending the conference is important to you.
  • A brief note about your financial need.

Those who are selected as finalists for this award will be notified no later than Monday, October 12, 2015. 

Address application materials to the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award Committee in care of the Office of Public Health Student Academic Services (OPHSAS). Items may be submitted via email to ophsas@hawaii.edu or in person at Biomed D-204.

Applicants for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award wll be presenting their papers at this OPHS colloquium.

We are now accepting applications for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award. The application deadline is October 15, 2014 and applicants must present their papers at an OPHS colloquium on Thursday, October 23rd, 12 Noon 1:30 PM.

Public Health students who have a professional paper accepted for presentation at a national or international public health meeting are eligible for the Elmer J. Anderson Travel Award. The award money is to be used to defray travel costs and/or pay for meeting registration fees (up to $1,500). Applicants must be classified UHM graduate or doctoral students pursuing the MPH, MS, DrPH or PhD degree in the Office of Public Health Studies.

Interested applicants must submit the following items:

  1. A letter of application.
  2. Proof of invitation to present.
  3. A copy of the abstract for the proposed presentation.

Note: All applicants must present their papers at an OPHS Colloquium to be held on Thursday, October 23rd, from 12 Noon - 1:30 pm.

Submit application materials electronically to ophsas@hawaii.edu or to:

Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award Committee
OPHS Department of Public Health Sciences
Office of Public Health Student Academic Services
1960 East West Road, Biomed D-204
Honolulu, HI 96822

We are now accepting applications for the Elmer J. Anderson Professional Travel Award. The application deadline is October 1 and applicants must present their papers at an OPHS colloquium on Thursday, October 10, 12 Noon - 1:00 pm.

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