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ACCP Annual Meeting Student Travel Awards

ACCP offers travel stipends and/or complimentary meeting registrations to help defray the costs students incur when traveling to attend an ACCP national meeting. Student Travel Awards are administered through the ACCP Research Institute and are funded by the Student Travel Award Fund.

Deadlines

Event Date Applications Open Applications Due
2017 ACCP Annual Meeting October 7-10, 2017 June 19, 2017 August 14, 2017

How to Apply

Student members of ACCP who are full-time pharmacy students pursuing their first professional pharmacy degree are invited to apply for the awards. Applicants will need to submit a completed application, a CV or resume, two letters of reference, and a 500-word essay. Questions? Contact ACCP at membership@accp.com.



PRN Annual Meeting Student Travel Awards

In addition to ACCP Student Travel Awards, the following PRNs also provide travel awards to defray costs associated with attending the ACCP Annual Meeting. Please see below for more information about each travel award, including eligibility and application deadlines.

NOTE: Each PRN Travel Award has its own application process separate from the ACCP Student Travel Award application above. If you are applying for multiple travel awards, please be sure to submit an application for each travel award you are applying for.

Adult Medicine

Description
The Adult Medicine PRN is offering a $1000 award to go towards registration and travel expenses to the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting to provide an opportunity for a pharmacy student to present and promote his or her research efforts to the Adult Medicine PRN.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Enrolled in a school or college of pharmacy.
  • An ACCP student member in good standing.
  • An Adult Medicine PRN member.
  • Have conducted research in an area applicable to adult medicine during pharmacy school and anticipate project completion by the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting.
  • Abstract accepted for presentation at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
  • Committed to present results at the Adult Medicine PRN business meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting (~20 minute PowerPoint presentation).
Application Requirements
Submit an abstract (using ACCP guidelines at www.accp.com) to the chair of the Adult Medicine PRN Travel and Training Awards Committee.
  • Submit a brief statement (250 word max) highlighting your interest in clinical pharmacy practice (include your name, graduation year, and school of pharmacy).
  • Please submit the abstract and statement in one combined word document or pdf. When saving your file, please include the award type (ie. student, resident, or practitioner) and your full name in the file name.
Deadline
August 15, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Lindsay M. Arnold, Pharm.D., BCPS

Ambulatory Care

Description
The Ambulatory Care PRN will award five travel grants to partially support the costs of travel for students with an interest or focus in Ambulatory Care to attend the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting. Students of any academic year may apply.
Number of Awards Offered
8
Amount of Each Award
$250.00
Eligibility
Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Full-time pharmacy students pursuing their first professional pharmacy degree
  • Student members of ACCP
  • Willing to attend the Ambulatory Care PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting
Application Requirements
Provide in one email the following documents:
    Resume/Curriculum Vitae
      Specific items to include if applicable:
    • ACCP, PRN and PRN committee memberships
    • Previous attendance at ACCP meetings, including PRN business meetings
    • Participation in ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge, Clinical Research Challenge or other skills competition
    • Other organization involvement/leadership
    • Publications, poster presentations, and other scholarly work
    • Community service/volunteer work
    Letter of support from a current Ambulatory Care PRN Member
  • Writers are encouraged to address the following:
  • Applicant’s benefit or interest in attending the annual meeting, interest in ACCP, and desire for future clinical practice
    Essay highlighting the following (500 word max)
    Objective(s) for attending the ACCP Annual Meeting
  • Career goals or interest in clinical pharmacy as a career, especially Ambulatory Care
  • Interest in future involvement with ACCP and/or the PRNs
Deadline
August 14, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Mate M. Soric, Pharm.D., BCPS

Cardiology

Description
The Cardiology PRN will award two travel grants in the amount of $500 each to partially support the costs associated with travel and attendance for one full-time student pharmacist pursuing his or her doctorate of pharmacy degree and one post-graduate trainee with an interest or focus in cardiology (i.e., residency, fellowship, or PhD program) who is still in training or has completed training within the past 6 months for the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Candidates must be current members of ACCP who are either:
  • Full-time pharmacy students pursuing their doctor of pharmacy degree
Application Requirements
Each applicant may submit only one application in consideration for this award. Please submit a current CV, two letters of reference, and a one-page letter of intent to state your interest in cardiology (or the Cardiology PRN) and reasons for attending the ACCP Annual Meeting. All application materials should be submitted via email to Dr. Genevieve Hale. A selection committee organized by the current chair of the Cardiology PRN’s Student and Resident Committee will select award recipients. Those awarded a StuNet travel award will not be eligible for a Cardiology PRN award.
Deadline
July 1, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Genevieve Hale

Central Nervous System

Description
The CNS PRN will award a travel grant in the amount of $500 for one student who will be presenting a poster in the area of CNS (psychiatry or neurology) at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Candidates must meet all 4 of the following criteria: 1) Student member of ACCP 2) Full‐time pharmacy student pursuing his/her first professional pharmacy degree 3) Presenting a poster at the ACCP Annual Meeting. 4) Agreement to re-present his/her poster presentation at the CNS PRN business meeting
Application Requirements
Each student may submit only one application in consideration for this award. The student should submit: 1) a current CV 2) a one page letter of intent stating their interest in the field of CNS 3) the accepted abstract 4) documentation that the abstract was accepted
Deadline
August 14, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Jack J. Chen, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Clinical Administration

Description
The Clinical Administration PRN will award travel grants to partially support the costs of travel and attendance of 2 students interested in Clinical Pharmacy Administration at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$750.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the student travel award, the candidate must: 1. Be a full time student member of ACCP in good standing 2. Be a member of the Clinical Administration PRN 3. Be a student that has demonstrated significant progress in a pharmacy administration project. 4. Be committed to attending the ACCP Annual Meeting and Clinical Administration PRN Business Meeting, where the candidate will present their administration project.
Application Requirements
The student must submit the following: 1. Current Curriculum Vitae 2. An abstract describing the poster presentation or administration project 3. A personal statement (400 words or less) highlighting the following: a. Your involvement in pharmacy administration at a local or national level (including involvement with the Clinical Administration PRN) b. How you will benefit from your time at the ACCP Annual Meeting c. Interest in future involvement with ACCP and/or the Clinical Administration PRN
Deadline
August 15, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Cynthia A. Brasher, PharmD, MS, BCPS

Critical Care

Description
The Critical Care PRN will award travel grants to partially support the costs of travel and attendance of up to 2 students to attend the ACCP Annual meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the student travel award the candidate must:
  • Be a student member of ACCP
  • Be a fulltime pharmacy student pursuing their first professional pharmacy degree at an accredited school of pharmacy
  • Have completed, or demonstrated significant progress in, a critical care related project under the direction of a critical care PRN member
  • Have an abstract accepted for presentation at the Annual ACCP meeting.
Application Requirements
The abstract must be submitted to the Chair of the Critical Care PRN Awards Committee via email by the deadline stated in the call for abstracts. The abstracts will be scored individually by each member of the Travel Awards Committee, and the award will be granted to the abstract with the highest average score. If an abstract is submitted by a resident or fellow that is under the mentorship of a member of the awards committee, that committee member will recuse him or herself from scoring that abstract. In the case of a tie score, the award will be determined by consensus of the members of the Travel Awards Committee. For each award, the recipient will be required to present their poster during the Critical Care PRN Networking and Business Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Deadline
August 25, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Christopher D. Adams

Drug Information

Description
The Drug Information PRN will once again be offering a travel award in the amount of $500 for one student who will be presenting a drug information-related poster or research at the ACCP Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ on October 7-10, 2017.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Applicants for the student award must meet the following criteria: 1) student member of ACCP 2) full-time pharmacy student pursuing his/her first professional pharmacy degree and 3) presenting a drug information-related poster at the ACCP Annual Meeting. Applicants must agree to attend and give a 10-minute presentation at the Drug Information PRN business meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
Application Requirements
The student should submit the following: 1) a current CV 2) a 1-page letter of intent stating their interest in the area of drug information and 3) the submitted abstract for the poster presentation.
Deadline
August 31, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Andrew M. Abe, PharmD

Education and Training

Description
The EDTR PRN travel scholarships are intended to provide partial financial support to student(s) to the ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
The applicant must a student member of the EDTR PRN. The recipient must be able to attend the EDTR PRN Business & Networking Meeting on the evening of Sunday or Monday, October 8th or 9th at the Phoenix Convention Center/Sheraton Grand Phoenix in Phoenix, AZ. The recipients of the travel awards will be required to briefly comment on their experiences with ACCP, what they hope to gain or gained from attending the Annual Meeting and their interest in education and training at the EDTR PRN business meeting.
Application Requirements
The following items must be submitted by the specified deadline: 1) A 500 word essay describing why the applicant is involved with the EDTR PRN and how attending the Annual Meeting will assist with the applicant's career/residency goals. The applicant is encouraged to highlight involvement relevant to leadership, research, ACCP/PRN involvement and activities indicating an interest in education. 2) A current CV, highlighting experiences related to education and training and ACCP activities at the school, regional, PRN and national level; and 3) two letters of recommendation which are encouraged to highlight the applicant’s interaction and interest in the EDTR PRN, how they envision the travel award with help the trainee achieve their career goals, and the trainee’s involvement in research , ACCP, and their school’s ACCP student chapter if applicable. The candidate is welcome to apply simultaneously for other travel awards from ACCP or other PRNs and this information will not be considered by the EDTR in the evaluation of the trainee’s application. However, the EDTR’s travel award will not be awarded to a recipient who has accepted either an ACCP general travel award or another PRN’s travel award (i.e., the recipient must determine if they wish to accept the EDTR travel award or another ACCP-based travel award if more than one is offered).
Deadline
August 1, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Nancy S. Yunker, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Endocrine and Metabolism

Description
The Endocrine & Metabolism (E/M) PRN grant is intended to provide financial support for one student attending the ACCP Annual Meeting, being held in sunny Phoenix, AZ this October 7 – 10, 2017.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
A current student and:
  • A member of the ACCP E/M PRN
  • Committed to present an endocrine- or metabolism- related clinical pearl, description of a completed or ongoing research project, or journal article review at the E/M PRN business meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting (10-minute presentation).
Application Requirements
The following material should be submitted electronically to the Chair of the Membership Committee by 5pm (EST) August 1, 2017:
  • A statement explaining the applicant’s interest and involvement in endocrine/metabolism
  • A current copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae
  • One letter of recommendation from a pharmacy preceptor, professor, or residency/program director (this letter may be emailed separately)
  • Full application requirements and selection criteria can be found on the PRN website
Deadline
August 1, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Rebecca A. Falter, Pharm.D.

Geriatrics

Description
The Geriatrics PRN will award two (2) travel grants to partially support the expenses associated with 2016 ACCP Annual Meeting attendance and travel for students with an interest in geriatrics or who may be considering geriatric training.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Each applicant must meet the following criteria: - Full-time pharmacy student pursuing his/her first professional pharmacy degree - Student member of ACCP & the Geriatric PRN - Will attend the Geriatrics PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting
Application Requirements
Each applicant must submit the following for award consideration: - Resume or CV - Letter of support from a current Geriatrics PRN member or other healthcare professional/academician - A 1-2 page essay stating their interest in geriatrics/geriatric training, purpose for attending the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting, career goals, and interest in future involvement with ACCP and the Geriatrics PRN
Deadline
August 14, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Crystal Obering Burkhardt, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS

GI/Liver/Nutrition PRN

Description
The GI/Liver/Nutrition PRN would like to encourage students with an interest and relevant involvement in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition to apply for a travel grant that would help support attendance at the ACCP annual meeting. Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to, DUE, QI, and IRB in addition to traditional research.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Applicants must be members of ACCP and the GI/Liver/Nutrition PRN. The applicants must be either a student. The applicant is required to give a brief presentation of their project at the annual ACCP GI/L/N PRN business meeting.
Application Requirements
Current curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent explaining interest and involvement in gastroenterology, hepatology, or nutrition as well as how attending the annual meeting will assist with the applicant’s career goals
  • Project abstract (500-word maximum)
  • Two letters of recommendation
Deadline
August 29, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Johnathan Voss, Pharm.D.

Health Outcomes

Description
The Health Outcomes PRN will award up to three travel awards in the amount of $500 each to partially support the costs associated with travel and attendance of one student and two post-graduate trainees (one resident and one fellow when possible) interested in health outcomes research for the ACCP Annual meeting. Each awardee will also be given a one year membership to the Health Outcomes PRN for the 2017-2018 year beginning with the 2017 Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
2
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
To be eligible for the award, candidates must meet the following criteria: 1. Fulltime pharmacy students pursuing their doctor of pharmacy degree or, 2. Post-graduate trainees currently in training, or have completed the training within the past 6 months, in a resident, fellowship, or Ph.D. program. When possible we aim to award one resident and one fellow in the post-graduate trainee category. 3. Express an interest in health outcomes research.
Application Requirements
Each applicant may submit only one application for consideration of this award. A complete application should be submitted, including the following: 1. A current CV 2. A one-page letter of intent to state your interests in health outcomes and the reason for attending the ACCP Annual Meeting All application materials should be submitted online to the current Health Outcomes PRN Secretary/Treasurer – Henry N. Young (hnyoung@uga.edu) August 15, 2016. The awardee is expected to attend the Health Outcomes PRN Business Meeting to provide a brief overview of ongoing or recently completed research.
Deadline
August 15, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Henry Young, Associate Professor

Hematology/Oncology

Description
The Hematology/Oncology PRN is awarding one travel award in the amount of $750 to support the costs associated with travel and attendance of one student.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$750.00
Eligibility
The applicant must: 1) Be enrolled in a school of pharmacy, 2) Be an ACCP student member in good standing, 3) Be a Hematology/Oncology PRN member, 4) Have conducted research in an area applicable to adult medicine during pharmacy school, 5) Anticipate project completion by the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting, and 6) Present results at the Hematology/Oncology PRN session at the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Application Requirements
Application Requirements - Submit a CV and an abstract (using ACCP guidelines at www.accp.com) to the chair of the Hematology/Oncology PRN. Also, submit a brief statement (250 word max) highlighting your interest in clinical pharmacy practice (include your name, graduation year, and school of pharmacy).
Deadline
August 14, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Bojana Stevich-Heemer, MS, PharmD, MEd,BCOP

Nephrology

Description
The Nephrology PRN will award one trainee grant (to a student, resident, or fellow) to partially support the cost of travel and attendance at the ACCP Annual meeting. NOTE: Only one travel award will be granted. It will be awarded to either a student OR a resident/fellow.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Eligible student candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Be a student member of ACCP.
  • Be a full-time pharmacy student pursuing his/her first professional pharmacy degree at an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Have completed, or demonstrated significant progress in, a nephrology-related project under the direction of an ACCP member.
  • Be able to attend the Nephrology PRN Business and Networking Meeting at the ACCP Annual Meeting and provide a brief presentation (~10 minutes) of their research or clinical project.
Application Requirements
Applicants should submit: (1) a current CV, (2) letter of intent (750 words maximum) which describes the applicant’s interest in nephrology and, if applicable, the project he/she plans to present at the Nephrology PRN Business and Networking Meeting, (3) one letter of recommendation from either a clinical pharmacy practitioner or School of Pharmacy faculty member (letters from ACCP members recommended, if possible), and (4) a copy of the abstract submitted for presentation at ACCP annual meeting, if applicable. All application materials must be submitted to the Chair of the Nephrology PRN Membership Committee via email by the deadline stated below. Applications will be scored individually by each member of the committee. The award will be granted to the application with the highest average score. If an application is submitted by a student, resident or fellow that is under the mentorship of a member of the awards committee, that committee member will recuse him or herself from scoring that application.
Deadline
August 29, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Calantha Yon, Pharm.D.

Pain and Palliative Care

Description
The Pain and Palliative Care PRN will award 2 travel grants in the amount of $500 each. The PRN will have the option of distributing the grants to either students, residents, or fellows based on the quality of the individual applications, and not the level of training. If selected, the applicant will give a brief presentation on the subject of pain management and/or palliative care at the Pain and Palliative Care PRN Business & Networking Meeting at the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$500.00
Eligibility
Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Pain and Palliative Care PRN member.
  • Student award: student member of ACCP and full-time pharmacy student pursuing his/her first professional pharmacy degree.
Application Requirements
Submit the following:
  • Brief statement (250 words max) highlighting your interest in pain management and/or palliative care (including your name and graduation year).
  • Current CV
  • PowerPoint presentation on the subject of pain management and/or palliative care (approximately 15 minutes in length).
Deadline
August 7, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Stephanie Abel, Pharm.D., BCPS

Pediatrics

Description
The Pediatrics PRN will award travel grants to partially support the costs of travel and attendance of a Student at the ACCP Annual meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for the Pediatrics PRN Student Travel Award the candidate must: -Be a current member of the ACCP Pediatrics PRN -Have an abstract accepted for presentation at the annual ACCP meeting -Completed application (see call for submissions on PRN listserv) including accepted abstract, candidate statement, CV, letters of support -Must be a current, full-time Doctor of Pharmacy student
Application Requirements
Candidates must submit the application form and components to the Chair of the Pediatrics PRN Travel Awards Committee via email Elizabeth Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, FPPAG, BCPS – Elizabeth.farrington@nhrmc.org) and submit (via email) the application by the stated deadline. The abstracts will be scored individually by designated members of the Awards Committee, and the award will be granted to the abstract with the highest average score. If an abstract is submitted by a resident or fellow that is under the mentorship of a member of the awards committee, that committee member will recuse him or herself from scoring that abstract. In the case of a tie score, the award will be determined by consensus of the PRN officers and Chair of the Travel Award Committee. For each award, the recipient will be required to present their project during the Pediatrics PRN Networking and Business Meeting at the ACCP Fall Meeting.
Deadline
August 18, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Elizabeth A. Farrington, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Perioperative Care

Description
The Perioperative Care PRN will award a travel grant to provide partial financial support to a qualified student applicant who is attending and presenting a project at the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$250.00
Eligibility
1. Be a full time student member of ACCP in good standing; 2. Be committed to attending the ACCP Annual Meeting and the Perioperative Care PRN Business Meeting, where the candidate will present their project; 3. Preference will be given to students who are members of the Perioperative Care PRN
  • All applicants will be expected to obtain a signature of their current primary preceptor or faculty advisor to ensure awareness of their travel intentions.
Application Requirements
1) The Travel Award Application form (found on the Perioperative PRN homepage: http://periprn.accp.com), 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) A personal statement (500 words or less) highlighting the following:
  • A description of the project you intend to present at the Perioperative Care PRN Business Meeting
  • Your involvement in perioperative care
  • How you will benefit from your time at the ACCP Annual Meeting
  • Interest in future involvement with ACCP and/or the Perioperative Care PRN
Deadline
August 15, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Amanda Giancarelli, Pharm.D.

Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacogenomics

Description
The M. Kelli Jordan Travel Award is a $1000 award to provide an opportunity for a pharmacy student, resident or fellow to present and promote his or her current research efforts to the PK/PD/PG PRN. This award will go toward registration and travel expenses for the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$1,000.00
Eligibility
The applicant must: 1) Be a member of ACCP in good standing, 2) Be a PK/PD/PG PRN member, 3) Be currently completing training or have completed training within the past 6 months, and 4) Present results at the PK/PD/PG PRN session at the 2017 ACCP Annual Meeting.
Application Requirements
The following items must be submitted by the specified deadline: 1) A one page personal statement describing why the applicant is involved with the PK/PD/PG PRN and how attending the annual meeting will assist with the applicant's career/residency goals. 2) A current curriculum vitae; and 3) a one to two page letter of recommendation from the trainees primary advisor or supervisor.
Deadline
August 1, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS

Women's Health

Description
The Women’s Health PRN offers travel awards for one student, one resident/fellow, and one full member of the Women's Health PRN. Candidates must meet eligibility requirements, and are selected by the Award’s Committee. The $300 award is to provide partial support for registration and/or travel related expenses (flight, hotel, food).
Number of Awards Offered
1
Amount of Each Award
$300.00
Eligibility
Applicants must be 1) a student member of ACCP, 2) a member of the Women’s Health PRN and 3) attend the Women’s Health PRN business and networking meeting at the Annual meeting. The selected applicant will be expected to present a poster or other brief presentation related to women’s health at the Women’s Health PRN business and networking meeting.
Application Requirements
Each applicant may submit only one application in consideration for this award. Please submit the following
  • Completed application form (located on the WH PRN Website)
  • Current CV
  • One page letter highlighting interest, career goals related to women’s health
  • One letter of recommendation
Deadline
August 15, 2017
How To Apply
For questions or to submit an application, please contact:
Brooke L. Griffin, Pharm.D.