ASBMB 2013 Undergraduate Faculty Travel Award

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The ASBMB will competitively award travel funding of up to $500.00 to assist Undergraduate Faculty presenting research at the ASBMB Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements 

Applicant must successfully submit an abstract as first author to an ASBMB topic category #2000-2415, by the November 13 abstract submission deadline.  For the Faculty Travel Award only, abstracts submitted to the Public Outreach and Science Communications topic categories, #2410-2415, will qualify for consideration.   Abstracts submitted to other societies’ abstract topics and late-breaking abstracts do not qualify for ASBMB awards.

ASBMB membership is not an eligibility requirement for this award, however, preference will be given to faculty advisors of ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) member institutions.  Member status is verified and tagged to the application at login to the travel award application site.

To qualify for member status on a travel award application, membership dues must be paid in full for the billing cycle which includes the 2013 Annual Meeting (Jan-Dec, 2013) prior to application submission.

Click here to find out more about the UAN and how to join. 

U.S. residency is not required for this award.

Required Supporting Documents: 

The following documents are required to apply for this award and must be uploaded at the time of application submission as .pdf files.
See "Submission Instructions" for instructions on formatting and labeling supporting documents.

  • Abstract - copy of your successfully submitted abstract as first author to an ASBMB topic category #2000-2408.  Applicant must be the first author of an abstract submission that is unique from any other student abstract submissions. 
  • Course List - of the courses you teach and description of the student population.
  • Meeting Attendance Objectives - a 1-2 page statement explaining your objectives in attending the meeting and describing your plans for achieving these objectives once you return to your institution.

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No special weight will be given to any travel award application regardless of whether or not an applicant volunteers to serve as a judge. 
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