The Under-Represented Populations Committee (URPOP) of the College on the Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) is soliciting applications for a limited number of travel awards to attend the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of CPDD to be held in San Diego, California, June 15-20, 2013. The preferred candidate for this award is a graduate student with a demonstrated commitment to research and/or teaching in substance abuse. At a minimum, a candidate must have an avowed interest in a career in substance abuse research/ teaching. Applicants are required to be enrolled in a graduate program. In addition, applicants must be members of an ethnic minority group under-represented in substance abuse research, including but not limited to African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders. Previous awardees and individuals currently supported by NIDA/NIH training grants or individual Predoctoral National Research Service Awards (F31) are not eligible. Citizenship of the United States or a permanent visa is required.
To apply, applicants should submit the following information in a single attachment:
1. A cover letter (<1 page) indicating your eligibility and interest in pursuing research on drug addiction, and how attending this conference will advance your career in research and education;
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be postmarked on or before
Kelly Dunn, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
5510 Nathan Shock Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224
BPRU Phone: (410) 550-2254
CLH Phone: (410) 550-5370
Fax: (410) 550-0030
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