Outstanding Student Presentation Award

Sponsored by ASM and judged by the ASM Microbe Program Committee, this award highlights outstanding poster presentations during ASM Microbe presented by undergraduate students, residents or medical/clinical fellows. An awardee from each of the 8 core scientific tracks will be identified.

Program Details

Recipients will receive a $500 award.


To qualify for consideration, the applicant must be:

  • A current ASM member at the time of submission and remain active through ASM Microbe.
  • An undergraduate student, resident or medical/clinical fellow.
  • Not previously a recipient of an ASM Microbe award within the last 2 years.
  • A registered attendee and poster presenter at ASM Microbe.
  • Actively engaged in research aligning with 1 of ASM Microbe's 8 core scientific tracks.

Submission Requirements To Be Considered For a Travel Award

  • Abstract must be accepted.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) including research, teaching, outreach and funding information provided.
  • Letter of nomination written by a professor, advisor, mentor, employer or director of the department provided.
  • Note: CV, letter of nomination and any additional documentation must be combined into 1 uploaded document (PDF preferred).


General abstract submissions and travel award applications for ASM Microbe 2024 closed in Jan. 2024.