Established in 2005 to honor Robert O’Shea, PhD, associate professor emeritus and first director of graduate studies in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health from 1977 to 1997.
Students may submit a written request to the department’s finance committee to support their travel to present research findings at professional meetings and are strongly encouraged to submit for approval prior to abstract submission. Those students who are supported by a faculty member’s research funding for travel may also be eligible for the award.
One request per student per academic year (July 1 to June 30). Maximum allowable per year: PhD--$800; MS and MPH--$400.