2019 Travel Scholarship Awards

25th Annual Blood-Brain Barrier Consortium Meeting
Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, OR
March 7-8, 2019


The Oregon Health & Science University Blood-Brain Barrier Program is pleased to offer a small number of travel scholarship awards to attend the 2019 Annual Blood-Brain Barrier Consortium Meeting. Applications are due by January 25, 2019. Preferential consideration will be given to an applicant who is a graduate student, medical student, postdoc, resident, fellow, or junior faculty (applications from underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged).

Awardees are required to participate in the following at the March 7-8, 2019 BBB Meeting in Portland, OR:

  • Provide a 5-minute oral presentation of your work prior to the Poster Session on Thursday, March 7
  • Display a poster at the Poster Session during lunch on Thursday, March 7
  • Attend the dinner and keynote on Thursday, March 7
  • Participate in the One-on-One Mentor Session on Friday, March 8
  • Be available for additional poster viewings and networking opportunities

This award will cover 1 night's lodging at the Hilton Portland Downtown and complimentary meeting registration, which includes all meals during the meeting.

Applicants should submit the following information to Heather Leon () by January 25, 2019:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • One letter of support
  • Abstract (300 words or less) for the poster that will be presented at the meeting