Details about the award are found in the SOT Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award description. Please complete this form, including uploading a) a CV (up to 3 pages) and b) academic transcripts of all undergraduate institutions attended in year order (including current semester course enrollment).

We encourage you to draft the responses in a file for your records and to copy and paste the responses here. A list of the information required is in this file.

Your advisor must send a letter of reference to SOT Staff by 11:59 pm ET no later than TBD.
All materials must be entered by 11:59 PM EDT TBD

Questions?
Contact Shalimar Juan, CDI Staff Liaison

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* 1. Contact information

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* 2. Indicate current academic status

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* 3. Expected month/year for completion of degree in progress

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* 4. Affiliation with SOT

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* 5. Current residence

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* 6. Alternate phone

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* 7. Permanent residence (home address)

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* 8. Advisor Information

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* 9. Ethnic/Racial Background (check all that apply)

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* 10. Gender

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* 11. Preferred Pronouns to Use

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* 12. Proposed Activity Details

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* 13. Description of activity/event for which funding is requested, including website if available. 

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* 14. If the proposed activity is training organized directly with a host, please also attach a letter from the host confirming arrangements for the training.

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* 15. In the space below, provide an itemized budget of projected expenses.Example: Flight Cost (Roundtrip Tampa to Washington), $450

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* 16. If projected expenses exceed $1000, what is the source for the additional funding?

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* 17. Upload your curriculum vitae (up to 3 pages)
Please upload this file labeled as [YourLastName]_CV.pdf

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* 18. Please upload a written statement (maximum 250 words) that explains:
  • Why the activity proposed meets an unmet need in your training.
  • How this would be beneficial to the attainment of your education or career goals.
  • Why this type of training is not available at your institution or part of your current program.
  • Other professional development activities in which you have participated.

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* 19. List any funding or support you have previously received from SOT. This could be a travel award (e.g., Undergraduate Diversity Program or graduate student travel awards), selection to participate in another SOT activity, etc. Please note that having previous support does not qualify or disqualify you for this award; rather this provides SOT with additional information about student involvement in SOT.

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* 20. Upload one pdf of the transcript(s) from all undergraduate institutions attended, including your current semester enrollment. The unofficial version is accepted. Make sure that the name of the institution is on the transcript in one pdf, in year order.

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In submitting this application, I consent to the inclusion of my information in aggregate data used by SOT to describe the applicant pool. Other than access by the reviewers during the selection process, SOT will not release individual information. The exception is that names, affiliations, and activity descriptions will be released for those who receive funding. I also agree that SOT can send me information in the future that might be relevant to me.

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