EDITOR’S NOTE: The deadline for applying for Junior Investigator scholarships has passed. Please contact Jayne Dixon Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The NFXF will offer ten $1,000 scholarships to Junior Investigators—defined as students, postdocs, fellows and new faculty (within 3 years of first appointment)—whose area of focus is Fragile X, with awards made to those in both basic and clinical science.
To be considered for the award, a Junior Investigator must submit an abstract by Monday, February 24, 2020. Once the abstract has been submitted, the Junior Investigator must send an email to Jayne Dixon Weber at email@example.com requesting they be considered for the award and include the following:
- Subject line: Junior Investigator – “Last name”
- First line of email: “Title of Abstract”
- I wish to be considered for one of the Junior Investigator $1,000 awards.
Abstracts will be reviewed, and the finalists will be selected by the NFXF Conference Advisors.
- Will be notified by Friday, April 17, 2020.
- Will be given free registration for the conference (approx. value $500).
- Must make their own travel/hotel arrangements and pay for their travel (economy) and hotel expenses out of their award.
- Do not register for the conference or make hotel arrangements until you receive the appropriate codes.
- Are invited to join other members of the FX professional community for dessert on the evening of Thursday, July 16.
- Will be expected to give an oral talk or poster on Friday or Saturday of the conference as decided by the Conference Advisors.
- Can file for reimbursement of up to $500 post-conference. Reimbursement forms will be emailed to Faculty members. Receipts will be needed.
Questions? Contact Jayne Dixon Weber firstname.lastname@example.org