Student Travel Grants

2018 Kinam Park Student Travel Grant Program

The CRS Foundation Student Travel Grants are named in honor of CRS leaders who have made exceptional lifetime contributions to delivery science.

CRS is honoring Kinam Park via funding student travel awards so promising young scientists can attend the CRS Annual Meeting in New York City, New York, July 22-24, 2018.

2018 Travel Grant Honoree

Kinam Park received his Ph.D. in pharmaceutics from the University of Wisconsin in 1983. After postdoctoral training in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the same university, he joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1986. Since 1998, he has held a joint appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and he became the Showalter Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering in 2006. He has trained more than 60 Ph.D. graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. His research has been focused on the use of various polymers and hydrogels for controlled drug delivery. He is the founder and president of Akina, Inc., specializing in polymers for drug delivery. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Controlled Release.

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About the Student Travel Grant Program



Travel grants give CRS student and postdoc members the opportunity to attend CRS annual meetings.






Travel Grant Eligibility

The Kinam Park Student Travel Grants are available to current CRS Student and Postdoc members only that have been accepted to present (either as an oral or poster) at the 2018 CRS Annual Meeting in New York. Award selection will be based on the quality of the applicant's science reflected in their research abstract, impact statement, and curriculum vita.

Application Requirements

Applications must be submitted via the online application form along with ONE (1) portable document file (PDF file) saved as last name, first name (example: SmithTom_travelaward.pdf) uploaded via the application. Each page in the PDF file should have the name of the applicant included in the page header.

Save the following items into ONE portable document file (pdf):

  • One-page statement indicating how attending this meeting will impact your research and/or career. Include with this statement the name and email of one faculty member as endorsement for your application.
  • Abbreviated CV
  • Copy of your accepted abstract of research to be presented at the 2018 CRS Annual Meeting.

Online application will be available mid-March 2018

Deadline to apply is May 25, 2018

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