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The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will offer travel awards to increase the participation of underrepresented minority (URM)* groups in the ASM Microbe Meeting. The ASM will select post-doctoral scholars from URM groups in the microbiological sciences or faculty from Minority Serving Institutions. Each grantee will be offered up to $1000 to defray expenses associated with travel to the ASM Microbe Meeting. Allowable expenses are meeting registration, roundtrip economy airfare and lodging.
Applicants must be from one of the targeted groups:
Criteria for Selection
To apply for an ASM General Meeting Travel Grant complete the application via the abstract submission site (http://gm.asm.org/) which opens mid-November 2016. Details will be announced when the abstract submission site opens.
For more information, please e-mail: ASMGMTravelGrant@asmusa.org
*Underrepresented Minority (URM) Groups
Racial and ethnic minority groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research, such as blacks or African Americans , Hispanics or Latinos , American Indians or Alaskan Natives , and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.