Lisa Walker Travel Grant



Lisa Walker Travel Grant

Each semester the Secretary of CBE Women invites applications for the Lisa Walker Travel Grant. The award funds female members of CBE for travel for unique professional development opportunities up to $2000.

Opportunities funded:

  • Specialty Conferences: e.g. Gordon Research Symposium, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Perovskite Solar Cells and Optoelectronics Conference, The Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, etc.
  • Collaborative research: e.g. industrial internships, research internships, collaborative research, field work
  • Other non-conference events such as training or classes e.g. Cold Spring Harbor, start-up management workshop, on-site experience


  • Applicants must be female members of CBE, and priority will be given to PhD students. MS students and postdocs will be considered with an additional justification of why they are well suited for this award.
  • Travel must occur within the 12 months following the application due date.
  • Each student is eligible to receive this award in each category only once

Fall 2022 Lisa Walker Travel Grant Application – Important Dates:

  • Call for Applications: Monday, January 30, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023
  • Award Announcement: Friday, March 17, 2023

Lisa Walker Travel Award Overview (Spring 2023)

Application Link:

Spring 2022 Grant Recipients

Thank you, Lisa Walker!

We are grateful to CBE alumna Lisa Walker for her generous contributions of $25,000 to our organization that have helped us run an ambitious programming and provide travel grants to female CBE graduate students.

Lisa Walker '86

Lisa Walker '86

Managing Partner, DHR International

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