Student Chapter Outreach Grant Program

The ASBMB Student Chapter Outreach Grant Program is a joint venture between the ASBMB Undergraduate Affiliates Network (UAN) and the Public Outreach Committee (POC) that will help individual UAN chapters increase their involvement in science outreach activities. Funding is available for individual chapters to apply for up to $500 in support of outreach activities in their local community. Successful applicants will also receive exclusive access to outreach expertise and resources from the POC and be featured on the ASBMB website and publications. The deadline for this grant is November 15th and April 15th of each year. 

Outstanding Chapter Award

Each year, a UAN chapter that demonstrates outstanding leadership and commitment to science education and promoting science literacy is recognized for its achievements.  The winning chapter will receive $400 cash prize as well as $850 in travel stipend for the faculty advisor to attend the ASBMB Annual Meeting.  Apply online through the ASBMB Annual Meeting website. Application deadline for this award is February 20, 2015.  The award will be presented at the 2015 ASBMB Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. 

Regional Meeting Award 

ASBMB provides funding for each UAN region to hold a small scientific meeting aimed at bringing students and faculty together and highlighting research projects.  Each UAN region is eligible for one Regional Meeting Award in the amount of $600.  Applications are accepted by September 15th of each year.  Please submit your application to Andrea Anastasio at

Science Fair Award

This is a $50-$100 cash award presented to high school science students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in biochemistry and molecular biology research.  UAN regions may apply for this award on a rolling basis.  Each region is eligible for 10 Science Fair Awards each year.  

UAN Travel Award

Travel award up to $500 to support a UAN student to attend the ASBMB Annual Meeting.  Only students who have submitted poster abstracts by the Experimental Biology abstract submission deadline of November 6th (late breaking abstracts are not eligible) will be eligible for this award.  Travel awards are divided into two categories:  regional meeting travel awards and non-competitive travel awards.  Download the PDF below for details.  Travel Award designates for the 2015 ASBMB Annual Meeting (Experimental Biology 2015) must be submitted by Jan 16, 2015.  Submission instructions are available on the ASBMB Annual Meeting website.     

Undergraduate Research Award

The purpose of this award is to provide support for undergraduate students conducting summer research projects.  The amount of each award is $1,000.  Each UAN region may apply for up to two awards per year.  2015 Applications are due March 6, 2015. 

Past Award Recipients

2013-2014 UAN Award Winners

2012-2013 UAN Award Winners

2011-2012 UAN Award Winners 

2010-2011 UAN Award Winners

2009-2010 UAN Award Winners

2008-2009 UAN Award Winners