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How to Attend CASE: University/Society Funding

About Sponsoring Institutions

To send students to the CASE workshop, a society or university (or a university department) must sign up as a “Sponsoring Institution” with the AAAS Office of Government Relations to indicate their participation as a sponsoring institution. The list of Sponsoring Institutions will be made available for eligible students who wish to be sponsored to attend the workshop by their university or by their society.

A sponsoring institution is responsible for covering a $250 workshop registration fee per student, as well as all associated travel and lodging costs for their students.

Sponsoring institutions are also responsible for coordinating (optional) Congressional visits on Capitol Hill for their students on the final day of the workshop.

Learn more about becoming sponsoring institution here.

Eligibility and Application

A student must be affiliated (a student member or student in good standing) with that institution and be selected to participate by that institution. Each university and society that is sponsoring students to the workshop is responsible for selecting its own students and may have its own application process.

If your university or society is included in the below list of 2020 Sponsoring Institutions, students should reach out the point of contact listed for more information on the institution’s selection process.

If you do not see your university or society listed and are interested in attending the workshop, consider asking your university, graduate college, department or scientific society to sponsor a student(s) to attend the workshop.

Students being sponsored by their university or society should NOT complete the AAAS student application. 

Workshop Costs

The workshop registration fee is $250 per student. Sponsoring institutions are responsible for covering this cost, as well as all associated travel and lodging costs for their students.

2020 Workshop Dates

Sunday, March 29 - Wednesday, April 1, 2020

See past workshop agenda here.

2020 Sponsoring Institutions

The list of 2020 sponsoring institutions will continue to be updated here.

Sponsoring Institution Point of Contact Contact Email
AAAS Joanne Carney
American Astronomical Society  Kelsie Krafton
American Chemical Society Leila Duman
American Educational Research Association George L. Wimberly
American Geophysical Union Elizabeth Landau
American Mathematical Society  Karen Saxe and Anita Benjamin;
American Society for Cybernetics  Michael Lissack
American Society of Agronomy/Crop Science Society of America/Soil Science Society of America  Sarah Uttech
American Society of Microbiology Lauren Gabel
Arizona State University Joshua Brooks
Bard College Swapan Jain
Boston University  Emily Burlij
Carnegie Mellon University  Suzie Laurich-McIntyre
Case Western Reserve University Amanda McCarthy
Cornell University  Sara Xayarath Hernández
Duke University Melissa Vetterkind
Emory University Susanne Salehi
Furman University Erik Ching
George Washington University Institute for Biomedical Sciences  Colleen Kennedy
Georgetown University Maria Snyder
Indiana University Melissa O’Neill
Iowa State University William R. Graves
Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus Justin Lorts
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Moremi Oladeinde
Kansas State University Megan Miller
Lehigh University Chris Carter
Louisiana State University J.F. DiTusa
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kate Stoll
Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Carol J. Prestegard
National Science Policy Network Michaela Rikard
North Carolina State University Peter Harries
Northern Illinois University Anna Quider
Northwestern University Julia Rowe
Ohio State University  Jenny Shields
Penn State University  Jessica R. Hoffman;
Purdue University Linda Mason
Rice University Daniel Morali
Rutgers University Eileen Kowler 
Stony Brook University Lauren Brookmeyer
Texas A&M University  Linda Thurman
The Paleontological Society  Sandy Carlson
Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson College of Life Sciences Lisa Kozlowski
Tulane University School of Medicine Diane A. Blake
UC Berkeley Gina Daly
UC Davis Brandon J. Minto
UC Riverside Kathy Eiler
UC San Diego Sheila Graves / Jeffrey Hill
UCLA Greg Payne
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Laura Cutway
University at Buffalo  Elizabeth A. Colucci
University of Chicago Abby Stayart
University of Colorado Boulder Heather Bené
University of Georgia Meredith Welch-Devine
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko
University of Maryland, College Park Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) Program  Pam Komarek
University of Massachusetts Amherst Shana Passonno
University of Michigan Gina Shereda
University of Minnesota  Noro Andriamanalina
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Dennis LaJeunesse
University of Pennsylvania  Anita Mastroieni
University of Pittsburgh  Meghan Culpepper
University of Virginia Marlit Hayslett
University of Wisconsin-Madison Amy Bergholz
Vanderbilt University Heather Bloemhard heather.bloemhard@Vanderbilt.Edu
Virginia Commonwealth University F. Douglas Boudinot
Washington State University  Lisa M. Gloss
Wentworth Institute of Technology Aaron Carpenter
West Virginia University Jay Cole


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