ASHG Annual Awards
The following prestigious awards are presented annually.
- William Allan Award
- Curt Stern Award
- Excellence in Human Genetics Education Award
- Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award
- Advocacy Award
- Mentorship Award
- Early-Career Award
- C.W. Cotterman Awards
- ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research
ASHG provides up to 10 scholarship awards ($3,000 each) for individuals living in countries categorized by the World Bank as having low-income or lower-middle-income economies (see the list of eligible countries). Developing Country Awards are to help defray the costs of airfare, hotel, meals and registration. To be considered for the award, you must submit an abstract by the June 6 deadline and must attend the meeting. Funds will be distributed at the meeting. Qualifying authors will also be required to submit a CV/Resume.
In 2019, ASHG is partnering with NHGRI and H3Africa to add 25 awards to its annual Developing Country Awards Program. Up to 25 additional scholarship awards ($3,000 each) will be awarded to individuals living in countries in Africa categorized by the World Bank as having low-income or lower-middle-income economies, with priority given to trainees and early- to mid-career investigators. Awardees will receive up to $3,000 in travel support arranged through the H3Africa program.