TTUHSC School of Pharmacy

Post-Doctoral Travel Program

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Career Enhancement Program




Texas Tech School of Pharmacy is pleased to provide funding for Post-Doctoral Research Associates for training and conference travel grants, and issues the following Request for Proposals (RFP). A total of $3,000.00 is available to support up to two (2) applicants. Award funding will be
determined on a case-by-case basis.



Must be a Post Doctoral Research Associate employed by the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy. Preference will be given to Post Doctoral Research associates who do not have access travel funds. (Funding will be available to one Post Doc per lab meeting the eligibility requirements).

Submit to:

Dr. Sanjay K. Srivastava, Associate Dean of Sciences, for consideration.

Report Requirement:

A report which includes a statement on how the conference or training was beneficial to the applicant’s research goals is required within one (1) month after travel.

Date Requirements:

Training or Conference Travel must be completed on or before August 15, 2018.

Cost Considerations:

a) For Conference - at a cost not to exceed $1,500, including registration cost,

b) For Training - cost will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If travel cost has already been awarded by the conference/training or by any other award mechanism, then applicant cannot request same amount from this RFP.

Proposal Submission Guidelines


Proposals should not be longer than a total of three (3) double-spaced pages in 12-point type. Each proposal should include the following:

l.     Abstract

ll.    If workshop of training - What special technique or process will be offered, and how will it be useful to other                             investigators at SOP?

lll.    Detailed budget showing cost for registration, travel, boarding/lodging.

lV.   State amount of any travel award provided to applicant by the conference or society

V.    State how attendance will advance applicant’s research and career path

VI.   Letter of support from mentor

Proposal Evaluation:

Proposals will be evaluated by the Office of Associate Dean for Sciences in collaboration with the Research Advisory Committee with respect to the following parameters:

(1) If applicant is the presenting author for a poster or podium presentation
(2) How the training or conference will benefit the applicant
(3) Cost for registration and travel
(4) If the applicant has received any other award to attend the conference/ training
(5) Significance of the conference or training
(6) Budget availability.

Award preference will be given to applicants who are the presenting author for a poster or will be a podium presenter, or for proposals containing a plan to use the training or conference exposure in pursuit of future research interests.

updated 12/5/2017