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UPDATE: Due to the cancellation of VASTA's 2020 annual conference, this award is not being offered this year.

VASTA’s AWARDS AND GRANTS COMMITTEE will distribute $1,500 USD total for travel to the 2020 Conference. This amount may be awarded wholly to one individual or may be shared in part amongst multiple people, depending on applications received. Eligilble candidates:

  • Demonstrate a financial need to travel to the conference.
  • Are a current VASTA member.
  • Do not reside in the Sydney region. 

Applicants must submit the following: (Incomplete applications will not be considered)

1) A 1-2 page essay that addresses:

  • Your financial need to travel to the conference
  • Your career goals
  • How you hope to impact the field, your community and VASTA by attending the conference

2) A 2-page condensed C.V. (with current contact information)

3) Your Postal Service permanent mailing address and phone number
Award recipient(s) will be asked to write a post-conference article for the VASTA newsletter about their experience. Recipients will be notified in April 2020.

Please Note: Please submit your materials in .doc or .pdf via the form by the March 15, 2020 deadline.