Travel awards

Undergraduate Faculty Award

Undergraduate Faculty Award

This award will be issued competitively to assist undergraduate faculty members presenting research at #DiscoverBMB.

Awarded applicants will be reimbursed for qualifying travel expenses up to $500. 

Submission of an application is not a guarantee of funding.

Award requirements/eligibility

  • ASBMB 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.
  • An abstract submission, as first author, by the abstract deadline of 5 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 30.
  • No more than two awards will be given 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 #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.
  • Course list and student demographics — Statement providing a brief description of classes taught and information on student demographics at your institution.
  • 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.
  • Résumé or abbreviated curriculum vitae (two to three pages)
  • Name supporting document files according to this format: last name_document type (i.e. Armstrong_CV.pdf).