Visiting Scholar Award

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Visiting Scholar Award

Deadline: Feb 1, 2020, 12:00 a.m.

Amount: $5,000 (max.)

The Visiting Scholar Award is given to an investigator who seeks further experience as an independent researcher. The award provides financial support for an investigator to visit a clinic or laboratory to learn new and current techniques in exercise science and sports medicine. Download the 2020 Visiting Scholar Award application.

Award requirements include:

  1. The applicant must be a current member of ACSM for at least two consecutive years including student status membership.
  2. The applicant must hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent).
  3. The visit must occur after official award notification.
  4. Only one laboratory may be visited.
  5. A written report of activities must be submitted within three months after completion of the visit.

Winners will receive:

Travel, financial support and laboratory supplies will be provided to the recipient for a period of up to six months. A maximum of $5,000 will be awarded.


You may contact the Education Department regarding this award at Tel: (317) 637-9200, ext. 117 or email questions to