Graduate Student Wins Women In STEM Travel Award

GumireddyAshwini Gumireddy, graduate student studying pharmaceutics in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a $500 travel award from the Women in STEM at Duquesne.

The travel awards program provides important opportunities for female students, postdoctoral fellows and early career faculty in STEM to present their research in regional, national and international forums, and to network with scholars from around the world.

Other award recipients include:

  • Gabrielle Majetic, undergraduate student in biomedical engineering
  • Anna Saylor, graduate student in speech pathology
  • Rachel Tokarski, graduate student in occupational therapy

Research can be in any STEM area, including biology, biomedical engineering, information systems, chemistry, computer science, education, environmental science, forensic science, health sciences, mathematics, nursing, pharmaceutical science and physics.

The program plans to present four more travel awards in a second round next semester. The deadline for submitting applications is January 1, 2020.

Applications are reviewed three times a year. For additional details and an application form, visit the Women in STEM site.

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