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 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 30.
  • No more than two awards will be given to a single lab.
  • 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.
  • Course list and student demographics — Statement providing a brief description of classes taught and information on student demographics at your institution (3,000 characters maximum, 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 maximum, not including spaces).