Experimental Biology ’14
San Diego, California
April 26 - 30, 2014
Deadline for receipt at ASPET: December 11, 2013 (5:00 p.m. EST)
The Award consists of:
- The sum of $600 to partially defray the costs of travel and subsistence.*
- Student registration fee at the early registration rate.
- Up to $400 additional travel reimbursement with original receipts after the meeting.
"*If upon review of your application, we find that you are eligible for a FASEB MARC award, we will submit your application to them. If your application is selected by the MARC Program for an award, you will receive up to $1,850 with receipts after the meeting. The MARC (Minority Access to Research Careers) Program promotes diversity in the biomedical sciences, is a part of FASEB, and is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a part of the National Institutes of Health. Federal funding now requires proof of citizenship or permanent residence status.If you are a USA citizen, provide a photocopy of one of the following: 1) Identification page of your valid USA Passport, 2) Birth Certificate, 3) Certificate of Naturalization, 4) Certificate of United States Citizenship, or 5) Consular Registration of Birth Abroad Form with this application. If you are a Permanent Resident of the USA, provide a copy of your "Green Card" with this application. These documents are requested for verification purposes only. After citizenship or permanent residency status has been confirmed, the document will be destroyed through a secure shredding process.
All travel award recipients must be USA Citizens or Permanent Residents (‘green card’) of the USA, and must reside within the USA or USA territories. Effective July 14, 2011, proof of USA Citizenship or USA Permanent Residency is required. Qualified ethnic minority groups that are identified as being underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences include: African Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hispanic Americans, American Indians/Native Americans and Natives of the USA Pacific Islands (Guam, Hawai'i and American Samoa only.) If American Indian/Native American, please specify tribe and provide a copy of tribal affiliation certificate.
- Full-time student in doctoral programs in pharmacology or engaged in doctoral research in pharmacology who will not have completed the degree requirements by May 1, 2014.
- A member of ASPET in good standing (any outstanding dues must be paid).
- First (and presenting) author of an abstract submitted for the EB ‘14 Meeting in San Diego, CA, in an ASPET topic category.
- Must be an underrepresented minority in the biomedical sciences (i.e. African American, Hispanic American, Native of U.S. Pacific Islands, or Native American, including Alaskan Native).
- Cannot receive a travel award from another Experimental Biology sponsoring society.
- Application form submitted via the web.
- Type or cut & paste your abstract into the space provided on the form, and upload a current curriculum vitae and bibliography.
- Upload proof of citizenship or permanent residency to qualify for additional funding from the FASEB MARC program (see above).
Your department may submit any number of eligible nominees for a Travel Award. One or more students may receive an Award, depending on the availability of funds. The ASPET Office will contact you by email to obtain your endorsement of this candidate and a ranking of multiple candidates from your department.
Terms of the Award:
- Required attendance at the Graduate Student Colloquium on April 26.
- Required attendance at the Diversity Mentoring Breakfast.
- The check for the award and the award certificate will be presented at the ASPET Business Meeting & Awards Presentation on April 26. Attendance is required.
- The additional travel reimbursement will be mailed after the meeting.
- The full Award will be voided if the student does not attend the Graduate Student Colloquium and the EB meeting.
If you have questions about an award, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.