For more information on the CUNY postdoctoral community, please contact:

Eric Vieira, PhD
Director of Special Research Programs

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The CUNY Office of Research is pleased to announce the second of two rounds of the CUNY Postdoctoral Travel Awards for 2018.  The goal of this initiative is to provide postdoctoral associates an opportunity to present scholarly activities at a national or international conference.  Approximately five grants of up to $1,500 will be awarded for conference related costs (e.g. travel, housing, registration) incurred between July 1 through December 31st, 2018.

The deadline for receipt of proposals: 5 PM, Friday, June 8th, 2018 with funding decisions by Friday, June 22nd


The travel proposals can request an amount up to $1,500 for expenses related to travel to a professional conference.  Approximately 5 awards are expected to be made for the current round of the Postdoctoral Travel Awards.


  1. Only full-time postdoctoral associates* at the CUNY campuses may apply.
  2. Active participation in the meeting or conference (i.e., presentation of paper or poster) is required.  In the case of co-authored papers, only the primary author/presenter is eligible.
  3. A postdoctoral associate can submit only one proposal in each calendar year.
  4. Previous Postdoc Travel Award recipients are NOT eligible.


*Postdoctoral associates are eligible up to five years after first appointment at CUNY.


Carefully read the guidelines to learn more about this program and its requirement, and submit your application below once you have all of the required documents. 

Submit Application