Applications are due by 5 PM EST Friday, December 8, 2017.
Q: Am I automatically considered for the ASPET travel awards when I submit my abstract to Experimental Biology?
A: No, you must apply separately through ASPET’s awards portal (via the box on the bottom of this page).
Q: Does submitting an application for a travel award automatically enter me into consideration for a poster award?
A: No, you must apply separately for a poster award. Please visit the poster awards webpage for more details.
Q: I submitted a late-breaking abstract. Can I still apply for a travel award?
A: No; only abstracts submitted by the early deadline of December 7, 2017 are eligible.
Q: When will I find out if I have won a travel award?
A: Notifications will be sent out in time to take advantage of the early registration deadline, which falls on February 27, 2018 for EB 2018.
Q: When will I receive my reimbursement?
A: Please allow 4 to 6 weeks from the time your completed materials are received by the ASPET office.
Q: I was selected for a travel award to last year’s meeting. Can I apply again?
A: Yes, you may apply again.
Q: If I receive a travel award, do I need to register for the meeting or will ASPET handle it for me?
A: You must register yourself for the meeting. Registration reimbursement is only available at the early rate. If you register late, you will be responsible for the difference in price.
Q: What happens if I cannot attend the Student/Postdoctoral Colloquium?
A: If you have an emergency that prevents your attendance, we may be able to excuse attendance. These situations are evaluated on a case by case basis.
Q: What happens if I cannot attend the ASPET Business Meeting to pick up my check? Can someone else pick it up for me?
A: You must claim your check in person. If an emergency prevents your attendance at the Business Meeting, you will need to pick it up from the ASPET on-site office before the conclusion of the Annual Meeting.
Q: What are ASPET’s travel reimbursement policies?
A: Please see Travel Awards Reimbursement Guidelines (PDF) for more information.
If you have other questions about a travel award, please email us at email@example.com.