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Basic Science World Congress Travel Award

Deadline: March 4, 2019  |  11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) 

The American College of Sports Medicine Foundation will support up to four $500 travel awards in conjunction with the World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep. If you performed the work in the abstract when you were a student (B.S., M.S., Ph.D., M.D.), you are eligible to apply for a $500 Foundation award to help defray the costs of travel for this 2019 meeting.

Eligibility

Current or pending student member of ACSM at the time of application for this Foundation award.  A student is considered eligible for the award if they are someone who has not received his/her doctoral degree when the abstract was submitted to ACSM for the Annual Meeting. This award is for those who have had an abstract submission to the 2019 Annual Meeting accepted and submitted into the World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep category. 

Application Process

Application deadline: March 4, 2019  |  11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) 

Electronic applications of the student’s accepted (and expanded) abstract must be submitted by email prior to the deadline.

Submit Your Application

You will receive notification on the status of your abstract submission by the first week of February 2019.

Application Submission Material

  1. Expanded Abstract: an expanded abstract of original research submitted and accepted to the ACSM Annual Meeting.
    • The applicant must be the first author and the work should be the author’s own.
    • The format must be expanded from the original ACSM abstract to two pages with title, authors and institutions clearly listed, all text in 12 pt. font with 1” margins.
    • Subheadings of Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusions should be included.
    • Must attach a PDF document to the email submission.
  2. Proof of student membership: this could be a screen shot of your ACSM membership profile or a copy of your membership payment receipt.

For all submissions, please put "World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep Award:" in the subject header of application e-mails.

  • Recipients will be notified by early May of the award status.
  • Awardees are invited to be recognized during the World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep reception on Thursday, May 30, at which time the check will be presented.