|The AWIS Career Development Award|
The San Diego Chapter of AWIS sponsored the Career Development Award.
The Career Development Award was designed to assist AWIS San Diego members who are re-entering the work force or changing their career focus. Past winners have transitioned into careers in science writing, regulatory affairs, and clinical research. This $1000 award may be used for the following aspects of continuing education: courses, training seminars or conferences aimed at learning new skills to transition into a field within the science and technology workplace. The award must be used for tuition, registration fees, software, or books. The last award was presented at the 2010 AWIS Open House.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, a current member of the AWIS San Diego Chapter, and a San Diego County resident. Full-time students are not eligible for this award. Gross annual salary cannot exceed $60,000.
Please check back here for the announcement of the next Career Developement Award.
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