Annual Conference Travel Scholarship

2017 Recipient
Tumaki Aruanã da Silva Cassiano
, Tremembe Municipal Government


The International (IN) Section seeks to encourage scholarship with a focus on international families by offering a scholarship to assist with travel expenses to present original research at the NCFR Annual Conference.


The amount awarded is determined by the funds available and the number of qualified applicants. It is estimated that awards will be approximately $500.
Note: This award is offered only if funds are available. Please check with the IN Section chair before applying.


The applicant must:

  • be an international student, international new professional, or faculty member/researcher attendee at the NCFR Annual Conference;
  • have originally travelled from outside the United States or Canada;
  • be an international student or professional currently living outside the United States or Canada;
  • attend and be recognized at the International Section business meeting at the NCFR Annual Conference.

Note: International is defined as not being a current resident of the United States or Canada.

Preference will be given to a person authoring or co-authoring a paper that is presented at the conference. The research should focus on an international family issue.

Preference will be given to applicants from countries meeting the World Bank categories for lending eligilbity.

Nomination/application process

Download the application form from the IN Section website.


Sept. 1: Application deadline. Submit the application form by email to the chair of the International Section of NCFR.