The Richard and Mary Finkelstein Student Travel Award

This award provides support for students attending ASM Microbe. Each awardee will present a poster in addition to being invited to give a short presentation of the abstract during the meeting. Only one travel award will be granted per laboratory.

Program Details

Recipients will recieve $500 USD travel support award with complimentary meeting registration to ASM Microbe.


To qualify for consideration the applicant must be: 
  • A current ASM member at the time of ASM Microbe.
  • An undergraduate or predoctoral student; Ph.D. or M.D. within 2 years of graduation at the time of the meeting; or an M.D. in a residency or fellowship program within 6 years of receipt of the M.D. degree at the time of the meeting.
  • Not previously a recipient of the award within the last 2 years.
  • A presenting author on an accepted abstract in the area of microbial pathogenesis to ASM Microbe.
Please note: Applications are to be submitted prior to knowing whether your abstract has been accepted for ASM Microbe. 


Abstract submission and travel awards closed on Jan. 19, 2022, 12 p.m. EST.