Funding Opportunitites

Travel Awards 2018-2019 Application

Please click here to access and complete the application for a travel award of $500. *Investigators at NORCH affiliate institutions are eligible to apply.



The purpose of these mini awards is to supplement the domestic travel costs of conference attendance (between 01/2019-07/31/2019) for fellows or junior faculty in the areas of obesity, nutrition or metabolism. This award will be distributed as a reimbursement, once the attendee submits receipts to: (within 30 days after the end date of the conference). *Reimbursement will be in accordance with NIH policy, eg travel limited to coach airfare and alcohol not reimbursed*

If you are aware of a fellow or junior faculty who could benefit from this, please forward the link to this page, so that they may complete the application for themselves.

A total of 3 awards will be distributed, with priority given to fellows/junior faculty who meet one or more of the following:

  • actively pursuing research in nutrition, obesity, or metabolism
  • attending the conference to present their research
  • aspiring to a career in research in obesity, metabolism, or nutrition
  • have not previously received a NORCH Travel Grant