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.*
- Member registration 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.
- Doctoral degree received within the past five years.
- Research interests related to pharmacology & therapeutics, as indicated by the applicant's curriculum vitae and bibliography.
- A member of ASPET in good standing. Please note that the current year's dues must be paid before we will accept applications for a travel award.
- 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.
- Type or cut & paste your abstract into the space provided on the form, and upload a current curriculum vitae and bibliography.
- The ASPET Office will contact your sponsor to obtain his/her endorsement of your travel award nomination.
- Upload proof of citizenship or permanent residency to qualify for additional funding from the FASEB MARC Program (see above).
Terms of the Award:
- The check for the award and the award certificate will be presented at the ASPET Business Meeting and 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 EB meeting.
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