Shirley Chan Student Travel Grants

APS March Meeting 2020


Student must be the first author of contributed papers (talks or posters) in sessions sponsored by DBIO at the March Meeting. Applicants will be chosen on the basis of the quality of their work as evidenced by the abstract of the paper, a letter of support from their thesis advisor and the travel distances. The committee should take into account the minority status of the applicant.

Both student and advisor, domestic or foreign, must be members of DBIO, not just of the APS. New members can sign up and are encouraged to do so before Dec. 31 for verification purposes (students get their first two Division memberships free, otherwise it is only $10 for APS members to also become DBIO members!).

Please use this application. No more than 2 students from one advisor may apply. Submit completed application to: The deadline to apply is October 25, 2019.

Committee Should:

The deadline for the travel award should coincide with the abstract submission deadline for the annual APS March Meeting. Solicitations will be made by the Sec/Tres with reminders about submitting abstracts.

Applications will be sent to Sec/Tres who will check DBIO status of student and advisor.

Eligible applications will be sent to committee Dec 1.
Travel Award committee will determine the winners by January 1.

Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.