The deadline to apply for grants for US underrepresented minorities and family care awards is Friday, October 14.

The deadline to apply for all other grants August 15, 2022

Grants for U.S. underrepresented minorities

Eligibility: Junior faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Application requirements: Abstract submission/number, CV, letter of recommendation from advisor (letters for undergrad, grad and postdocs only)

Number of grants available: Unlimited; funding available from an NIH IPERT grant

Grant amount: Up to $1,800 depending on existing funding applicant has to attend the meeting

Review based on: Applicants will be judged based on science, stage of career, and financial need. Grants are sponsored by NIH and reviewed by the Minority Affairs Committee (MAC).

Familycare grants

Eligibility: ASCB member

Application requirements: Abstract submission, presenting talk/poster at Cell Bio, and CV

Number of grants available: Unlimited; funding available from Springer Nature

Grant amount: Variable based on need

Review based on: Applicants will be judged based on need and the merit of the request. Grants are sponsored and reviewed by the Women In Cell Biology Committee (WICB).

Grants for international attendees

Eligibility: Must reside in an EMBC/EMBO Member State

Application requirements: Short CV, statement explaining how travel grant will benefit you

Number of grants available: €50,000 available to distribute from EMBO funding

Grant amount: Varies

Review based on: Merit of request and financial need

Grants for LGBTQ+ community members

Eligibility: ASCB member

Number available: 2

Grant amount: $500

Review based on: Statement (40%), scientific merit (30%), training status (15%), and financial need (15%)

Application requirements: Short CV, statement explaining how travel grant will benefit you

Grants for junior faculty at a primarily undergraduate institution

Eligibility: ASCB member working at a PUI. Preference given to those bringing undergrads to the meeting

Application requirements: Short CV, statement how travel grant will benefit you

Number of grants available: 2

Grant amount: $400

Review based on: Statement (40%), scientific merit (30%), impact on career (15%), and financial need (15%)

Grants for U.S.-based postdocs

Eligibility: ASCB member postdoc

Application requirements: Short CV, advisor recommendation, statement how travel grant will benefit you

Number of grants available: 8

Grant amount: $300

Review based on: Statement (40%), scientific merit (30%), impact on career (15%), and financial need (15%)

Grants for U.S.-based graduate students

Eligibility: ASCB member graduate student

Application requirements: Short CV, advisor recommendation, statement how travel grant will benefit you

Number of grants available: 15

Grant amount: $300

Review based on: Statement (40%), scientific merit (30%), impact on career (15%), and financial need (15%)

Grants for U.S.-based undergraduate students

Eligibility: ASCB member undergraduate student

Application requirements: Short CV, advisor recommendation, statement how travel grant will benefit you

Number of grants available: 4

Grant amount: $300

Review based on: Statement (40%), scientific merit (30%), impact on career (15%), and financial need (15%)