AACC Northern California Section Annual Meeting Student Travel Award
The AACC Northern California Section will help interested local/regional students to participate
in the 2013 Annual Meeting in Houston, TX by awarding a Travel
Grant. The AACC Northern
California Travel Grant winner will receive a cash award of $2,000.
Criteria for the AACC Northern California Section Travel Grant
The applicant must:
- Use the funds for domestic travel to the
AACC Annual Meeting
in Houston, TX.
- Be a local/regional Clinical Laboratory Science student, enrolled in any of the Northern
California CLS programs (San Francisco State University, San Jose State University,
rsity of California at Davis).
- Demonstrate financial need to attend the annual meeting.
- State the impact of the meeting on the applicant's career in laboratory medicine.
- List all academic contributions of the applicant.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit the following supporting information: (See below for the relative
weight of each item)
- A letter from the applicant including both a statement of financial need to attend the
meeting (weighted 50%) and a description of how the meeting will be of benefit to their
career (weighted 30%).
- A letter of support from a colleague or mentor describing the applicant's promise or
potential impact in the field (weighted 20%).
- If applicable, include a copy of a submitted abstract and/or accepted proposal. Please
submit only one abstract and/or accepted proposal for evaluation.
- A current copy of your Curriculum Vitae.
- Applicant's complete contact information, including: address, email, phone and fax
Submit applications via email by April
The AACC Northern California section annual awards dinner was held on January 30, 2013 at the Hong Kong East Ocean Seafood restaurant in Emeryville.
It was a beautiful northern California evening. Kathy Chen, 2012 Awards Chair, opens the proceedings (1). Awards were presented to Karen Nickel (2, Harold Van Remortel Service Award) and Ted Kurtz (3, Education Award). Jackie Felberg (4) was the recipient of the Science and Technology Award and Deb French (5) received the Past Chair Award.