Speaker Travel Scholarship

Speaker Travel Scholarship

The Speaker Travel Scholarship provides funding support for an SRAI member with senior level experience and an established career (5 or more years in the field of research administration), who has been selected to speak or present at a Sister Society to SRAI. A maximum of two scholarships per year up to $2,500 each will be awarded.

What does the Scholarship Provide?

The Speaker Travel Scholarship provides up to $2,500 financial support. The funds may be applied to all travel expenses. The awardee is responsible for all travel arrangements. 

Am I eligible for the Speaker Travel Scholarship?

To be eligible, you must be a current full member of SRAI with five (5) or more years in the field of research administration and have been invited to speak or present at an SRAI’s Sister Society organization conference. You may not receive this scholarship more than once within five (5) years.

What are the Scholarship Requirements?

  • The awardee must acknowledge the scholarship in their presentation and use an SRAI provided PowerPoint template.
  • The awardee must share their experience in the SRAI Catalyst upon return, summarizing their presentation, experience and the fact that they received the scholarship to support the presentation.
  • The awardee to provide a copy of their presentation within 30 days upon return.

How is the decision made?

Once submitted your application will be reviewed by the Education and Professional Development Committee (EPDC). The EPDC will notify you of acceptance.

2018 Recipients

  • Debra Schaller-Demers
  • Princess White


For information to apply or questions about the scholarship, please contact Ellen Quinn.