The UCSB SACNAS Career Pathways Program is currently accepting grant applications for travel/experience dates through November 17, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis and awarded on a rolling basis and as funding sources permit.
Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply for these grants to support opportunities including, but not limited to:
- Attending or presenting at scientific conferences (e.g., SACNAS, SHPE, NSBE, APS, AAAS, etc)
- Visits to graduate school programs
- Group visits to job shadow at a company
- Other career and professional events
Selected students are eligible to receive up to $1,200 throughout their time at UCSB.
To receive priority consideration, please submit your application at least 4 weeks prior to the event.
All currently enrolled full time UCSB STEM majors
US Citizens or Permanent Residents
Priority will be given to students who are low-income, first generation and/or identify as being from a group underrepresented in their discipline
Potential for substantive professional development and/or career learning
Impact of the award to finance and enable engagement in the opportunity
Once awarded, set-up a Zoom meeting with Alyssa Kilambi (email@example.com) to discuss your travel/experience plans, allowable expenses, and documentation needed for reimbursements.
Sharing about your experience with your peers is a vital component of the SACNAS Career Pathways Program. You will be required to complete a Post-Experience Packet comprised of:
- Images/pictures from your experience
- Short summary review of your experience
The images/pictures and quotes may be posted on CSEP social media, website, as well as archived for future viewing, with your consent.
Set-up a Zoom meeting with Alyssa Kilambi (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange travel/event reimbursements.