Travel Awards

ASBMB will award over $275,000 through its travel awards program to assist first authors presenting research at the ASBMB annual meeting.

Requirements to apply

  1. 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. Dues must be paid in full for the dues year January–December 2020. Not a member? Join now!
  2. An abstract submission, as first author, to an ASBMB designated topic by the Nov. 18 deadline.

General application criteria

  • Travel award application deadline: 5 p.m. EST, Nov. 27 (Travel award application deadline will not be extended.)  
  • Recipients of 2019 travel awards are not eligible to apply/be considered for the same award in 2020 (concurrent years). 
  • One application permitted per applicant.   
  • The submitter and the applicant must be the same individual. Advisors should not submit on behalf of a student/trainee.
  • All application requirements, criteria, award reporting and/or required event participation are the applicant's responsibility. Failure to fulfill all requirements of the award is grounds for award forfeiture. 
  • ASBMB does not provide evaluation feedback of individual applications. All award decisions are final.  

2020 ASBMB Travel Award Categories

Application Submission Instructions and Guidelines