GSA Undergraduate Travel Awards

The deadline to submit applications was December 16, 2021.

To promote excellence in undergraduate research and education, the Genetics Society of America (GSA) established the Undergraduate Travel Awards, which support registration costs for undergraduate members who are presenting at a GSA conference.

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DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics

The deadline to submit applications was October 18, 2021.

The DeLill Nasser Award supports geneticists in their graduate or postdoctoral career stages by funding participation in conferences and laboratory courses.

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Fungal Conference Awards

The deadline to submit applications was November 24, 2021.

Limited funds will be available to support the participation of students and others that might otherwise be unable to attend. Awards are generally limited to partial support of room and board, although in special circumstances, travel assistance may also be available. If you wish to be considered for such support, please complete the Award Application by November 24, 2021. The application form includes  submitting a request for a letter of recommendation. The references will receive an email allowing them to log in and upload their letter to your application. You will receive an email notifiying you when your letter of recommendation has been submitted.  Receipients of awards will receive a check at the meeting.

Poster Awards

Awards will be given for the best poster presentations by GSA undergraduate and graduate student members. Judges take both scientific merit and clarity of presentation into account. You must be the first AND presenting author on the abstract to be eligible for an award. You must also be a GSA student member at the time you submit your abstract and must check the option during abstract submission to enter your poster in the competition.

Winners will be announced during the conference. All candidates must participate in the live Q&A for their poster to be eligible for an award. PIs and postdocs who are GSA members can indicate during registration if they would like to help with judging.
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Low- and Middle-Income Country Waiver

GSA will waive virtual participant registration fees for scientists who are full-time residents of countries with low- and middle-income economies. The waiver application deadline was November 30, 2021.