National Conference Travel Award

NCURA National Conference Award


Photo: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Membership, Washington, DC

The NCURA National Conference Award supports travel-related costs to the 65th Annual Meeting, which will be held in Washington, DC on August 6-9, 2023. The Awards are for up to two individuals who would not otherwise financially be able to attend this conference. One recipient will be from a U. S. Institution and one recipient will be from an Institution outside the U.S. The awardees receive up to $1500.00 toward travel expenses associated with attending the conference(s). The attendees' institution/organization is responsible for the registration fee. The criteria for selection are as follows:

  • Be a current NCURA member, 
  • Would not otherwise, financially, be able to attend the conference,
  • Stay at the host hotel and be responsible for making own room and travel reservations, and
  • Agree to submit a report on his/her meeting experiences within thirty (30) days of the meeting.


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In addition to the application above, provide a brief statement of the anticipated benefits of attending the conference and a letter from your home institution supporting the application, and describing why registration for the conference is not otherwise feasible by May 24, 2023.

The two supporting documents should be sent to and the applicant's name should appear in the email subject line and when naming supporting documents. 

For inquiries regarding this award, please contact Emily Ainsworth at 202.466.3894 or


National Council of University Research Administrators
1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 901
Washington, DC  20036

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