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Types of Mentored Travel Awards Available

Mentored travel/meeting registration awards are processed as reimbursements to the award recipients. An award recipient will be required to pay his/her meeting- and travel-related expenses first, and then request reimbursement from the FASEB MARC Program Office after completion of the meeting/conference.  Please be sure to review Eligibility and Requirements before applying.

Mentored Poster/Platform (Oral) Presenter Travel Award [First Time Attendee/Presenter]

Each award provides funding for one underrepresented PhD-graduate/undergraduate student or postdoctoral fellow who is 1st author (first person listed on the abstract; co-first-authors are not considered) and has been selected to give an oral or poster presentation at one of the selected national meetings or conferences. (See listing of eligible meetings/conferences.)

Mentored Meeting Registration Only Award for Students/Postdoctoral Fellows - Poster/Platform (Oral) Presenter [First Time Attendee/Presenter]

Each award provides funding for one local area*, full-time underrepresented PhD-graduate/undergraduate student or postdoctoral fellow who is1st author (first person listed on the abstract; co-first-authors are not considered) and has been selected to give an oral or poster presentation at one of the selected national meetings or conferences. Eligible local area, full-time students and postdoctoral fellows enrolled at U.S.A. accredited minority/minority-serving institutions are also eligible to apply for this award. The amount eligible for reimbursement consideration will be the equivalent amount of the early/advance registration fee in the appropriate registrant category (e.g., student, postdoctoral fellow, member, nonmember, etc.). Original receipts submitted at the onsite meeting registration fee rates will be reimbursed at the early/advance registration fee rates.

* Local area is defined as "residing within a 50-mile radius of the meeting/conference venue/location".

FASEB MARC Student Preparation & Peer Mentoring Activities at the ABRCMS Meeting

ABRCMS LogoFASEB MARC Program will once again host a Student Preparation & Peer Mentoring Activities beginning Wednesday, November 9, 2016, to provide poster/oral presentation travel award recipients with an opportunity to practice their presentations and obtain feedback from the designated Peer Mentors/Coaches.The mentoring activities are available to all ABRCMS travel award recipients and undergraduate students at the ABRCMS 2016.


Last Updated: 09/15/16

The FASEB MARC Program is funded by two grants from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health.  [T36-GM08059 and T36-GM08637]