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Minority Travel Fellow Awardees at EB 2015Minority Travel Fellow Awardees at EB 2014Minority Travel Fellowship Awardees at EB 2013Minority Travel Fellow Awardee Luncheon at EB 2013APS offers travel awards to attend conferences.

This program is designed to encourage highly qualified racial/ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to pursue professional careers in physiological/biomedical sciences. From 1987 - 2012 this program was supported by grants from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Specifically the program:

  • Provides travel fellowships to underrepresented graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career faculty members (within 5 years of obtaining a Ph.D.) to attend the annual spring meeting, Experimental Biology. This four- to five-day meeting is attended by approximately 12,000 scientists annually. The meeting serves as a forum for interactions between physiologists and scientists from other areas of experimental biology.
  • Provides travel fellowships to underrepresented graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career faculty members (within 5 years of obtaining a Ph.D.) to attend the conferences of the APS. These meetings are focused on a specific physiology topic and occur in an informal setting, allowing for greater interaction between the students and scientists at the meeting. The meetings range in length from three to five days.
  • Provides travel fellowship recipients an opportunity to attend a large variety and number of symposia, workshops, tutorials, and slide and poster sessions, and to interact with leading scientists in the field of physiology.

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Resources

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases homepage.

Support the APS Minority Travel Fellowship Awards

Make a donation to support underrepresented graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career faculty present their research at APS conferences via the APS Minority Travel Fellowship Fund.

Experimental Biology

Annual APS meeting held in conjunction with other FASEB societies

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