How to Submit a Travel Award Application

 


GENERAL APPLICATION GUIDELINES

 

1. There are specific requirements unique to each award category.  It is the applicant's responsibility to review individual award descriptions and associated award requirements, application guidelines, reimbursement guidelines and award notification information prior to appyling.  

2. Applicant must be able to fulfill the presentation and participation requirements for the specific award/grant to which they apply. 

3. Applicant may apply for only one travel award/grant category.  Multiple applications from the same applicant will not be considered. 

4. With the exception of UAN Travel Awards, complete online applications must be submitted no later than November 19, 2010. Instructions for using ASBMB's online travel award application submission system are located on this page.  

5. Supporting documents must be uploaded with the application as either .pdf or .jpg files.  All other file types must be converted to a PDF or JPEG. 

6. Editing a previously saved application is possible until the application deadline.  Only a complete application (all required documents uploaded) may be saved.  The system will not save an incomplete or in progress application. 

7. Each applicant is required to successfully submit an abstract for presentation at the ASBMB meeting consistent with the following criteria: 
  • Successfully submit an abstract to an ASBMB topic category by the posted abstract submission deadline 
  • ASBMB topics are those with a 2,000 series number and ASBMB designation 
  • Successful submission includes payment of the non-refundable abstract submission fee 
  • The non-refundable submission fee will not be waived by the ASBMB office 
  • Abstracts in pending or incomplete status will not be accepted 
  • Abstract submission fee is NOT your meeting registration which is a separate fee 
  • Abstracts submitted to other societies’ topic categories will not be accepted 
  • Applicant must be the first/presenting author of the abstract, There are NO co-first authors 
  • Only one abstract ID will be affiliated with an application 
  • Late-breaking abstracts cannot be accepted as part of a travel award application 
 

8. There are a limited number of awards in each award/grant category. Travel funding is awarded competitively and Child Care Grant funds are evaluated based on need.  

9. Application decision notifications will be sent to the email listed in the applicant profile on January 31, 2011. 

10. NIH Fellows - it is strongly suggested that all NIH Fellows check with their administrative office regarding the rules governing acceptance of reimbursable travel funding PRIOR to submitting an application. 

11.  UAN Outstanding Chapter Award applicants.  The above guidelines do not apply to the UAN Outstanding Chapter Award.  Chapters have until March 15, 2011 to submit applications for consideration. 

            
 

INSTRUCTIONS for USING the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM

If you are an ASBMB Member:

1. Click “Apply for an ASBMB 2011 Travel Award Now!” below.

2. Enter the email address associated with your member profile. 

3. Once your email address is validated, enter your password. 

4. If you do not remember the password associated with your member profile, click the "Forgot your password?" link and it will be emailed to you. 

5. Do NOT create a new profile if you do not remember either the email address or the password associated with your ASBMB membership.  If you do not remember the email address, please contact membership@ASBMB.org and request this information prior to applying. 

6. Review and/or update the information in your profile and select the, "Submit and Continue to Meeting" button at the bottom of the page.  Remember, all related communication is sent to the email address entered in your profile. 

7. Review the submission guidelines and click the “Apply for a Travel Award” at the bottom of the page. 

8. Select the Travel Award or Grant Category to which you are applying.  You will automatically enter the application form. 

9. Complete all required fields and upload all required files as either.jpg or .pdf file formats.  The system will only accept pdf or jpg file types.  

10. Click “Submit and Continue.”  

11. Complete applications will receive an on-screen confirmation in addition to an email confirmation.  Incomplete applications will be prompted for missing information. 

12. To EDIT an application, return to your application via the “Apply for an ASBMB 2011 Travel Award” link.  You will always be asked to login and review your profile information before continuing. 

 


INSTRUCTIONS for USING the ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM

If you are a Non Member:

1. Click “Apply for an ASBMB 2011 Travel Award Now!” below.

2. Enter your email address. 

3. If your email was not recognized by the system, click the "Register to use this site," button to create your profile and set up a password.  Make note of the email address and password so you can return to the site. 

4. Complete the profile fields and select the, "Submit and Continue to Meeting" button at the bottom of the page. 

5. Review the submission guidelines and click the “Apply for a Travel Award” button at the bottom of the page. 

6. Select the Travel Award or Grant Category to which you are applying.  You will automatically enter the application form. 

7. Complete all required fields and upload all required files as either .jpg or .pdf file formats.  The system will only accept pdf or jpg file types.  

8. Click “Submit and Continue.”  

9. Complete applications will receive an on-screen confirmation in addition to an email confirmation.  Incomplete applications will be prompted for missing information. 

10. To EDIT an application, return to your application via the “Apply for an ASBMB 2011 Travel Award” link.  You will always be asked to login and review your profile information before continuing. 

 


We are ONLY accepting applications for the UAN Outstanding Chapter Award.  All other applications are now closed.

Click here to enter the online application system.  


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