Call for Applications: Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award
Interested in attending the 2012 ASHA Convention in the great city of Atlanta? Apply for the ARTA!
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) sponsors the Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award (ARTA) for students interested in expanding their knowledge in audiology and/or hearing science by attending the ASHA Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, November 15–17, 2012. Experience the excitement of learning and sharing with others in attendance!
Learn about the latest research in audiology
Make connections with leaders in the field
Meet and network with peers
Learn about mechanisms and strategies to further research interests
Experience the ASHA Convention
An individual is eligible to apply if he or she has not previously won this award and is currently (at the time of application submission) enrolled in one of the following:
a clinical doctoral degree program (e.g., AuD) accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
a research doctoral degree program (e.g., PhD) in audiology or hearing science
a postdoctoral fellowship program in audiology or hearing science
Stipend and Responsibilities
Up to twenty individuals will each receive a stipend of $500 and complimentary registration for the ASHA Annual Convention. Responsibilities include attendance at key, preselected events and sessions, such as
The Researcher-Academic Town Meeting (dinner provided) on Wednesday evening (2012 topic is "Preparing Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists to Provide Value-Based Services in the New Economic Climate")
The ARTA Thursday morning breakfast (breakfast provided)
Opening Session on Thursday morning
The ASHFoundation breakfast on Friday morning (breakfast provided)
Awards Ceremony on Friday evening
The PhD Information Sharing Session (lunch provided) on Saturday morning (time and location are to be determined; invitations will be sent out)
The PhD Information Sharing Session is an informal discussion/networking session for students interested in or currently enrolled in a PhD program.
Other Convention opportunities include attending the
New Investigator Roundtables at noon on Thursday (lunch provided)
NIDCD-sponsored Research Symposium all day Saturday (2012 topic is "Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes Using Large Datasets")
Additional Convention sessions of interest
All application materials must be received no later than June 1, 2012. The award notification will take place in July 2012.
Questions? Please see the ARTA FAQs. Still have questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.