Undergraduate Faculty Travel Award


Award Description

The Undergraduate Faculty Travel Award will be awarded competitively to assist undergraduate faculty members presenting research at the ASBMB annual meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology.

Awarded applicants will be reimbursed for qualifying travel expenses up to a maximum of $500 US.  Submission of an application is not a guarantee of funding.

Applications are accepted online through 5:00 p.m., EST, Nov. 27.

Award requirements/eligibility 

  • ASBMB membership, active members in good standing (processing of renewals payments and/or new membership applications must be completed a minimum of two business days prior to application submission.)
  • Abstract, successfully submitted, as first author, to an ASBMB designated topic by the Nov. 18 extended deadline.
  • Faculty applicants must be the first author of the abstract associated with the travel award application and unique from any abstract(s) submitted by students.
  • Applicant may not have received this award in 2018.
  • No more than two travel awards may be awarded to a single lab.

Participation requirements


Award recipients are required to participate fully in the following activities. Failure to attend the events listed below will result in forfeiture of the travel award.

  • Presentation of submitted abstract during the main EB Meeting. Abstract programming notifications will include the presentation schedule and format, sent approx. late-Jan.

How to apply/supporting documents: 

Supporting documents must be uploaded as PDF files. Review the Travel Award Instructions for information on formatting and labeling supporting documents.

  • Abstract - copy of abstract submitted as first/presenting author to an ASBMB topic.  Please print and upload the copy from the "proof read" step in the abstract submission system.
  • Course list and student demographics - a one to two page statement which provides a brief description of classes taught and information on student demographics at your institution.    
  • Meeting attendance objectives - a one to two page statement explaining your objectives for attending the meeting and describing your plans for achieving these objectives once you return to your institution
  • Resume or abbreviated Curriculum Vitae, 2-3 pages approximately.

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