Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students at the time of application. Masters students under a 3+2 system are also eligible.
Application: Via the abstract submission system for the annual meeting for which the award applies.
Applicants are required to submit:
- an abstract describing your research (<250 words)
- a short explanation of why you want to attend this meeting, including mention of whether you fall into a group traditionally underrepresented at SMBE, such as enrolling in university later in life or being the first in your family to attend university (<250 words)
- a short letter of support from your academic supervisor, confirming that you are undergraduate or a Masters student under 3+2, and that the research is your own (~250 words)
Grant recipients will prepare and present a poster describing their work at the meeting. Instructions for preparing posters along with mentoring will be available for help with poster preparation.
Awardees are granted up to US $1,500 for travel within the same continent, and up to US $2,000 for long-haul travel. Reimbursements are processed after the meeting and awardees may claim travel, accommodation and meeting registration expenses.