Travel awards

Early-Career Faculty Award

Early-Career Faculty Award

This award will be isued competitively to assist early-career faculty members presenting research at #DiscoverBMB.

Award recipients will be reimbursed for qualifying travel expenses up to $500.

Submission of an application is not a guarantee of funding.

Award requirements/eligibility

  • ASBMB early-career or regular membership. Applicants must be active members in good standing. Renewal payments or new membership applications must be completed with dues paid at least five business days prior to submitting an application. Dues must be paid in full for the dues year January–December 2023.
  • Applicants must be pre-tenure in a tenure-track assistant professor position.
  • An abstract submission, as first author, by the abstract deadline of 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 30.
  • Applicant must be the first author of the abstract associated with the award application and unique from any abstract(s) submitted by students.
  • Individuals who received a travel award to attend the 2022 ASBMB Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology, are ineligible to apply for a travel award to attend #DiscoverBMB 2023.

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 #DiscoverBMB. Abstract-programming notifications will be sent prior to the early-registration deadline.

Information required for submission of application

  • Successfully submitted abstract as first author.
  • Research summary — Project summary that focuses on the research goals of your laboratory. (3,000 characters max, not including spaces).
  • Meeting attendance objectives — Statement explaining your objectives for attending the meeting and describing your plans for achieving these objectives once you return to your institution. (3,000 characters max, not including spaces).
  • Upload résumé or abbreviated curriculum vitae (no more than three pages) in PDF format.