ASHG Annual Awards

The following prestigious awards are presented annually.

ASHG/FASEB Underrepresented Scientist Travel Awards Program

In addition, ASHG and the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) sponsor the ASHG 2015 Underrepresented Scientist Travel Awards to support the participation of postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students from minority institutions and historically black colleges and universities in the United States. Full-time postdoctoral fellows and students from underrepresented groups at majority institutions are also eligible to apply for these travel awards.

The awards will provide up to $1,850 in funding for meeting registration and travel-related expenses to each award recipient (in the form of reimbursement after the meeting).

Elilgible applicants must:

  1. Submit an abstract to the ASHG 2015 Annual Meeting by the June 11, 2015 deadline
  2. Be a member of ASHG for at least two years
  3. Register for ASHG 2015 by August 14, 2015
  4. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident with legal status
  5. Be from a minority institution or historically black college or university OR be an underrepresented student or postdoctoral fellow from a majority institution

The travel awards are supported by a federal training grant from the NIGMS/NIH (T36-GM08059-32).

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