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HBI Conference Travel Award

This award reflects the commitment of HBI Education to internationalizing the training environment..

Field of Study:  Neuroscience and Mental Health


  • Applicants must be presenting their HBI-based research at an international conference or scientific meeting in the area of neuroscience and mental health
  • The conference must have occurred no more than six weeks prior to the submission of receipts.
  • Open to University of Calgary postdoctoral fellows or students in good standing in a full-time graduate program (PhD/MSc).
  • Trainees’ supervisors must be full members of the HBI.
  • Trainees must not have previously received this award during their current training program.
  • The award will be disbursed after proof of travel (original conference badge or boarding pass) is provided.

Value:  $500. This program is subject to the availability of funds.

Number:  30 (20 graduate, 10 postdoctoral)

Use of Funds:  Funds are provided to defray the cost of travel to conferences.

Apply:  Applicants must forward their CV, conference abstract, and a 150-300 word statement on the benefit of the conference attendance to their training to:

Education Director


Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Deadline:  Rolling