International Workshop Scholarship Program

The ASM Pre-Meeting Workshop Scholarship Program provides successful applicants with registration to the pre-meeting workshop of their choice at the ASM General Meeting or the ASM Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Meeting. The Scholarship is available to all ASM members from, and currently residing in, resource limited countries. Applicants from developed nations, as defined by BOTH the UN high HDI group and the World Bank high income economy group will not be considered.  To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must be the presenting author of an abstract that has been accepted to the ASM meeting and be pre-registered for the meeting.  Preference will be given to those who are pursuing, or who are within ten years of having received, their Masters, Ph.D., or equivalent academic degree.
Two scholarships are available for the ASM General Meeting and two scholarships are available for ICAAC.  The scholarship provides successful applicants with registration to the pre-meeting workshop of their choice. A list of this year’s workshops can be obtained at for the GM and for ICAAC.  
Applicants must have submitted an abstract to the meeting and received their acceptance e-mail. They must also be pre-registered for the meeting.

Please note that the ASM Workshop Scholarship does not reimburse the cost of registration.

Application materials:

Your application for the ASM Workshop Scholarship should contain the following elements:·         Application Form·        Letter of application that includes information on your current area of research and a statement of how the award will benefit you and your colleagues/institution.·         Letter of support from your mentor or supervisor; he or she need not be a member of ASM.·         CV or Resume·         A copy of your abstract and the acceptance letter·         A copy of your confirmation of registration.


Application Deadline:       March 15, annually for ASM General Meeting workshops.
                                 July 15, annually for ICAAC workshops.
Click HERE to download the application form 
Applications must be submitted in English by e-mail to  A special ASM Review Committee will review these proposals, and awards will be made on the basis of relevance and merit. ASM will register the successful applicants for the workshop of their choice.


The ASM Workshop Scholarship only covers registration at one of the pre-meeting workshops. It does not cover registration, travel, or accommodation for the meeting.