We are pleased to offer scholarships
the 2016 Galaxy Community Conference <http://gcc2016.iu.edu/>, being held
in Bloomington, Indiana, United States, June 25-29. Scholarships are
available to students and post-docs in historically under-represented
groups, and to those from or based in Low and Lower-Middle Income
Economies, as defined by the World Bank <http://bit.ly/1nO82wD>. If this
describes you or one of your students then we hope to receive an

*Scholarships cover registration
<http://gcc2016.iu.edu/registration> and lodging
<http://gcc2016.iu.edu/location> during the GCC Meeting, and for any
Training or Hackathon events the applicant chooses to attend.* Scholarships
do not cover travel or other expenses.

Applicants are required to

   1. Either

     • Submit a poster and/or demo abstract <http://bit.ly/gcc2016abssub>.
     • Submit a 200-250 word essay on how attending GCC2016 will benefit
   your research and career.
   *Poster/demo abstracts are strongly preferred.* The essay option should
   only be used by those who are starting their research careers.

   Have a faculty member / PI send a letter of recommendation to
   community-f...@lists.galaxyproject.org no later than May 10 or March 27
   (depending on your deadline).

   Submit an application form
   4. Have sufficient funds to cover your own travel and other expenses

If you are submitting a poster or demo, please do so *before* submitting an
You also need to identify and ask a faculty member to write a letter of
recommendation prior to applying.

*The application deadline is May 1 for members of historically
underrepresented groups and March 20 for those from Low and Lower-Middle
Income Economies*. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship status
no later than two weeks after the deadline.

Dave Clements on behalf of the Galaxy Community Fund Board

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