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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Fellowship Opportunities For The 116th National Tax Association Conference

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The National Tax Association offers three fellowship opportunities for the 116th Annual Conference:

There are three fellowship/funding opportunities for the 116th Annual Conference, the NTA DEI Travel Fellowship, the the NTA Tax Climate Fellowship and the the NTA/CSWEP Mentoring Dinner for Women/Non-Binary Persons.  Read on for specifics for each fellowship. The deadline for all opportunities below is September 22nd. Recipients will be notified no later than October 6th. Questions? Email us: [email protected].

NTA Equity and Inclusion Travel Fellowship

The Equity and Inclusion Travel Fellowship provides conference travel funding with the goal of increasing participation in and creating long-lasting relationships with the National Tax Association and its activities among underrepresented minority (URM) graduate students and early career Ph.D.s/J.D.s engaged in the theory and practice of public finance, including public taxation, spending, and borrowing. The Fellowships will cover hotel, conference registration, and a travel cost offset.

All Ph.D. or J.D. advanced graduate students (4th year or later for Ph.D. candidates, 2nd or 3rd year for law students) or early career graduates (fewer than 6 years since graduate degree) with interests in the theory and practice of public finance, who are members of an underrepresented minority group. Applicants must plan to attend the NTA conference in-person.

Fellowship recipients will receive:

  • Two nights’ accommodations at the conference hotel
  • $599 to be used toward travel expenses
  • Registration fee waiver
  • A complimentary one-year membership to the NTA

NTA Climate Tax Fellowship – NEW in 2023!

The NTA Climate Tax Fellowship provides conference travel funding for graduate students and early career MAs/PhDs/JDs whose research and professional interests lie at the intersection of tax and climate policy. The fellowship provides an NTA membership and supports the travel and participation of up to 4 students or early career professionals at the 2023 NTA Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, November 2nd — 4th.

Postgraduate degree candidates (including JDs, PhDs, and Masters’ students) currently enrolled at an institution of higher education OR early career scholars within five years of completing their graduate degree with a demonstrated interest in issues at the intersection of tax and climate or environmental policy are eligible for the fellowship. Applicants must plan to attend the NTA conference in-person.

Fellowship recipients will receive:

  • A scholarship of $2,000 to cover the costs of transportation and lodging in Denver for the conference
  • Registration fee waiver
  • A complimentary one-year membership to the NTA

NTA/CSWEP Mentoring Dinner 

The National Tax Association (NTA) and Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) Mentoring Dinner provides an opportunity for women and non-binary persons engaged in the theory and practice of public finance and taxation to interact and create professional relationships with each other and the NTA. The dinner will be the evening of Friday, November 3, during the NTA meeting at a Denver area restaurant. Participants will be organized into small groups based on common interests and each group will be matched with two mentors. Participants are encouraged to engage in conversations on a variety of issues, including generating research ideas, collaboration and co-authorship, publishing, promotion processes, networking, and work-life balance. Mentors and mentees are also encouraged to connect before, throughout, and after the conference, including the opportunity to have a practice job market interview conducted by a senior mentor. Applicants must plan to attend the NTA conference in-person.

  • Complimentary dinner with peers and mentors
  • Opportunity to connect with peers and mentors throughout the conference

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