Student Travel Grant Awards FAQs

How do I indicate that I wish to be considered for an ASM or the Richard and Mary Finkelstein Student Travel Grant?

In the abstract submission site under Membership/Travel Grant Information, click “I wish to be considered for a grant…” when asked. You also must be an ASM Member, the submitter and the presenting author of the abstract.

When and how should I send my faculty letter indicating that I qualify for an ASM or the Richard and Mary Finkelstein Student Travel Grant?
Upload the letter of recommendation during the abstract submission process; the deadline is Tuesday, January 14, 2014. When naming the document please write last name of student, first initial, RMF Travel or STG Travel, then the abstract control number.

Example: Trower, L., RMF Travel, 12-A-13-GM-ASM
or
Example: Trower, L., STG Travel, 12-A-13-GM-ASM

When will I be notified whether or not I received a Student or Richard and Mary Finkelstein Travel Grant?
Student and Richard and Mary Finkelstein Travel Grant notifications will be emailed the week of February 17, 2014

What percentage of Student Travel Grant requests is awarded?
Of the grant requests received, approximately 25-30% will receive awards each year.

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