ASM Infectious Disease (ID) Travel Award

Sponsored by ASM and determined by the ASM Microbe Program Committee, this award recognizes outstanding abstracts submitted by Ph.D.s and M.D.s enrolled in an ID fellowship program advancing research in 1 of the ASM Microbe 8 core scientific tracks.

Program Details

Recipients will receive a $1,000 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.
  • A Ph.D. or M.D. enrolled in an ID Fellowship Program at the time of application.
  • Not previously a recipient of the award within the last 2 years.
  • A presenting author on an accepted abstract to ASM Microbe.

Please Note: applications are to be submitted prior to knowing whether your abstract has been accepted for ASM Microbe.

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.