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AISES Engineering Faculty Career Workshop

Modified: August 18, 2017

AISES 2017 National Conference Engineering Faculty Career Workshop

With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is able to bring up to 40 PhD studentspost-doc professionals, and early-career faculty in Engineering* to the 2017 AISES National Conference for professional development workshops, cultural activities, and networking. 

Travel Funding to the AISES National Conference (September 20-23)  

  •  Awardees will receive a travel stipend to cover expenses incurred traveling to and attending the AISES National Conference, up to $2,000.  
  •  The travel stipend will cover expenses including round-trip airfare, lodging, conference registration, additional meals, and incidentals.
  •  Participant travel days will be Tuesday, September 19 and Sunday, September 24, 2017.
  • Awardees are required to attend the all-day AISES Engineering Faculty Career Workshop on Wednesday, September 20th.


  •  Faculty and post-doctoral applicants must hold engineering appointments in an ABET- accredited institution; and faculty from two-year colleges must teach STEM-related courses.
  •  Faculty applicants must have held their appointment for five years or less.
  •  Post-doctoral applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in engineering no more than 48 months prior to their application.
  •  Graduate students must be working on their Ph.D. in an engineering field, be in good standing, and be enrolled as full-time students.
  •  *Engineering fields also include engineering education, technology and communication fields, and multidisciplinary studies.

How to Apply

  •  Applications will only be accepted through the website: https://leveragefaculty.org/event-detail/aises-assist-2017
  •  You have to register with the site before having the opportunity to apply.
  •  Deadline for applications is August 23, 2017.
  •  Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis, with travel and registration arrangements made after confirmation. 

If you have any questions, contact Kathy DeerInWater at kdeerinwater@aises.org or 720-552-6123 ext. 107. 

Professional Development, Funding Connection