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2023 Travel Awardees

ABE Distinguished Scholar Award

Bei Zhang

ABE Scholar Award 

Aditi Kesari

Hayden Meeks

Jessica Kroner

Important Dates

FEB 15 Application Deadline (11:59 EST)

FEB 15 Travel Award Deadline

MARCH 15 Notifications to Applicants

ABE Travel Awards

Purpose: To encourage active participation in the biennial Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE) conference, travel awards are available to applicants who meet the following eligibility criteria. 

To be eligible, applicants: 

  • Must be an ABE member with the exception of students or professional experts, who may be sponsored by a member.

  • Must have authored and submitted an abstract for the conference by March 15th.

  • Cannot be a prior recipient of an ABE conference travel award.

Types of Awards:

  • ABE Scholar/Student Award – covers conference registration.

  • ABE Distinguished Scholar/Student Award – covers conference registration and conference site hotel accommodations.

  • ABE Grant-in-Aid – covers conference registration (financial need-based award).

Apply for an Award:

All applications must include the following (see attached ABE Conference Travel Award Application):

  • Name, position, affiliation and contact information.

  • Submitted abstract (only one person per abstract will be considered).

  • Budget including any funding for conference travel from sources other than the ABE. (required for Grant-in-Aid Awards only).

  • Brief statement of justification for why the award is being requested (300 word maximum).

Additional Application Materials for Non-ABE Members:

For students:

  • Letter of recommendation from an ABE member sponsor who can speak about the applicant’s involvement in the work presented in his/her abstract. 

For professional experts:

  • Letter of support from an ABE member sponsor who can speak to the expertise that the applicant will bring to the biennial conference.  The sponsor may be an abstract co-author.

Applications must be submitted via the website form.  The application deadline for Travel Awards for the Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE) Conference is February 15th. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed by the ABE Board, and candidates will be judged on their scholarly contribution to the ABE meeting and/or financial need.

Applicants will be notified by March 31st regarding the status of their abstract and application.

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