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2014 Hands-on Opportunities to Promote Engagement in Science (HOPES) Grant

Applications for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) HOPES seed grants are now being accepted.  The application deadline is Friday, June 27, 2014 11:59 PM EDT.  Award announcements will be made in late July.

Download a copy of the 2014 HOPES Grant Description.  Completed application packages should be emailed to Weiyi Zhao at wzhao@asbmb.orgPrevious HOPES grant recipients are NOT eligible for this award. 

HOPES recipients featured in ASBMB Today:
2011 HOPES Seed Grant recipients
2012 HOPES Seed Grant recipients
2013 HOPES Seed Grant recipients

HOPES Workshops:
As part of the HOPES initiative, the ASBMB will be hosting its 4th Annual Fostering Partnerships Workshop in San Diego, Calif as part of the society's 2014 Annual Meeting on April 26, 2014.  For more information about the 2014 workshop, visit

HOPES Steering Committee:
Regina Stevens-Truss, Chair (Kalamazoo College)  
Peter Kennelly (Virginia Tech University)
Ray Sweet (Janssen Biotech, Inc.)
Weiyi Zhao (ASBMB) 

If you would like to be added to the project contact list, email Weiyi Zhao at


This project is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.