Developing Country Awards

Developing Country Awards help defray the costs of ASHG Annual Meeting participation 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). To be considered for the award, you must submit an abstract by the June 10 deadline and 1) affirm your desire to be considered for the award and 2) confirm your residency in a country designated by the World Bank as low or lower middle-income. Qualifying authors will also be required to submit a CV/Resume. The ASHG Program Committee will select award recipients based on the quality of submitted abstracts and applicant financial needs. For the ASHG 2021 Virtual Meeting, Developing Country Award recipients will receive complimentary meeting registration along with 2021 and 2022 ASHG membership.

Developing Country Awardees gathered to celebrate their research accomplishments at the 2019 Diversity Reception.
Developing Country Awardees gathered to celebrate their research accomplishments at the 2019 Diversity Reception.

2021 Developing Country Awardees

Past Developing Country Awardees

Award Requirements

To be awarded a Developing Country Award, nominees must:

  • Live in a country categorized by the World Bank as having low-income or lower-middle-income economies (see theĀ list of eligible countries)
  • Submit an abstract to the Virtual Meeting by the June deadline and affirm your desire to be considered for the award
  • Submit a CV/Resume
  • Attend the Virtual Meeting

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