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Financial Aid Opportunities


Apply as soon as possible for your best chance to receive an award. All eligible applications are considered on a first-come first-served basis and awarded until all available funding is allocated. Awardees are welcome to submit an abstract and present their work in ePoster format; abstract submissions are subject to deadlines. Please wait to register for the event until after you have been notified of your application status and have received an access code for registration.

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1. Global Awards

Free registration for individuals from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) working in science and medicine related fields. Open to all career stages and occupations.


2. Trainee Scholarships

Free registration for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows within 10 years of their PhD.


3. Underrepresented (UR) Trainee Scholarships

Free registration for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows within 10 years of their PhD, who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents from underrepresented (UR) groups, to support diversity in the life science community and provide critical career advancement opportunities.


4. Early-Career Investigator Awards (UR)

Free registration for investigators beginning their careers as assistant professor, or equivalent level, from government and non-profit sectors, who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents from underrepresented (UR) groups or disadvantaged backgrounds. If you are within disadvantaged groups, please email dlsp@keystonesymposia.org to provide explanation along with your completed application. These awards aim to expand essential career-advancement opportunities for UR scientists and promote diversity in leadership roles across the scientific community.



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