Advance Your Science

Fuel your imagination...

Microbiological sciences connects with other disciplines in new and surprising ways. To support creative efforts of our members, ASM launched the “Advance your Science” funding program. Funds of up to $1,500 are available to explore new collaborations and associations across the many research areas of microbiology.

Submit a proposal for:

  • Planning a non-ASM conference
  • Speaker support/travel awards
  • Collaborative activities with other organizations

Although funds are limited, the possibilities for support are practically limitless! Apply for an “Advance Your Science” grant from ASM.

Advance your Science program proposal form


Grants Sponsored by Membership Board

The following two grant opportunities are administed by committees of the Membership Board:  


Career Development Grants for Postdoctoral Women 
Given to enhance the careers of postdoctoral women with outstanding scientific accomplishments and potential for significant research in the area of microbiology


History of Microbiology Research Travel Awards 
Grants support travel to the Center for the History of Microbiology/ASM Archives for research in the history of microbiology.