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Sigma Xi Ambassador Program

Purpose: To sponsor an extra day for a Sigma Xi member who is traveling to a developing country so that he/she can promote Sigma Xi and the Packard International Science Networking Initiative.

Mechanism: The member should complete this online form to be added to a database of possible Ambassadors. Those signed up will be contacted quarterly to solicit their plans for upcoming travel to a developing country. Sigma Xi uses the term "developing country" as defined by the World Bank, including what are categorized as low-income, lower-middle income and upper-middle income economies. If the location and timing is found to be appropriate for the Packard Initiative, Sigma Xi will notify the member of their selection as a Sigma Xi Ambassador and will agree to reimburse up to $500 for the extra day's expenses (including hosting a reception, etc.) after the completed Ambassador Questionnaire and List of Contacts Made have been received by Sigma Xi's administrative offices.

For More Information Contact:
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
P. O. Box 13975, 3106 East NC Highway 54
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 USA
Telephone: 919-547-5246
Fax: 919-547-5263
E-mail: executiveoffice@sigmaxi.org

 

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