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Travel Awards

200Travel Award Information

Four types of travel awards are being offered this year through ABRCMS and the FASEB MARC Program to ABRCMS attendees and judges. Provided below are information and application requirements for each travel award.

***Please note, attendees are allowed to apply to both the ABRCMS Student Travel Award and the FASEB MARC Travel Award, but can only accept one.***

ABRCMS Student Travel Award

Application Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015

There are two types of ABRCMS Student Travel Awards. The Full Student Travel Award provides undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students up to $1,500 to cover conference registration, housing, and travel (airfare). The Partial Student Travel Award covers housing and conference registration for undergraduates and postbaccalaurate students. If you plan on applying for a travel award, please do not book your travel and hotel until you receive notice from ABRCMS that you were not accepted. If you are accepted into the program, ABRCMS will provide you with further instructions for booking your travel. Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists are not eligible to apply.

General Information and Application

ABRCMS Student Travel Award Questions? Contact (202) 942-9348 or

ABRCMS Judges' Travel Subsidy

Application Deadline: Friday, September 25, 2015

First-time ABRCMS judges (postdoctoral scientists and research faculty members) available to judge all poster and oral sessions scheduled throughout the conference are eligible to apply for the Judges’ Travel Subsidy. Must be an active researcher. The subsidy provides up to $1,850 to cover registration, housing and travel.

General Information and Application 

ABRCMS Judges' Travel Subsidy Questions? Contact (202) 942-9228 or

FASEB MARC Program Travel Award

Application Deadline: October 2015

The FASEB MARC Travel Award provides first time undergraduate student presenters up to $1,950 to be used for travel related expenses and/or conference registration. Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists are not eligible to apply.

Decisions are made on a rolling basis.

General Information and Application

FASEB MARC Travel Award Questions? Contact (301) 634-7109 or


ABRCMS-LINK Travel Award

Application Deadline: October 2015

The ABRCMS-LINK Travel Award will subsidize travel costs (including registration, housing, and transportation) for active researchers selected to participate in the ABRCMS Mentoring Strategies Workshop. This is a 2-day intensive, interactive ideas workshop to tackle our greatest mentoring challenges, build collaborations, and promote innovative thinking. Active researchers and educators who are willing to engage in a creative exchange of ideas, experiences, and solutions are encouraged to apply.

General Information and Application

ABRCMS-LINK Travel Award Questions? Contact 

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