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Financial Aid Opportunities

1. Global Awards:

Free registration is available for individuals from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) working in science and medicine related fields.

  • Open to all career stages (students to seniors)
  • Open to scientists, clinicians, teachers, policy makers and more
  • No application fee

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2. Trainee Scholarships:

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows interested in presenting their work at the meeting may apply for a free registration.

  • $5 non-refundable application fee for processing
  • Abstract submission required
  • Scholarship recipients will present their work in ePoster format (or selected for a Short Talk presentation where applicable)
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis to qualified applicants until available funding has been allocated

NOTE: If applying for a trainee scholarship, 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. Discounts cannot be processed after registration has been paid.

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3. UR Scholarships:

These trainee scholarships are available to students and postdoctoral fellows from under-represented (UR) backgrounds, to support diversity in the life science community and provide critical career advancement opportunities to all. Note, all other details including, fees, award amount, abstract submission etc. are the same as above.

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4. Early-Career Investigator Awards:

These awards provide free registration to investigators from under-represented (UR) backgrounds who are just starting out their careers as assistant professor or equivalent level from government and non-profit sectors. These awards aim to expand these essential career-advancement opportunities for UR scientists, to promote diversity in top levels and leadership roles across the scientific community.

  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident
  • From underrepresented (UR) population such as UR racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, disadvantaged/underserved background, and gender
  • Assistant professor or equivalent level from government and non-profit sectors
  • Abstract submission required

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