Sponsored by the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
The ATVB Travel Awards for Young Investigators encourage and support the efforts of early career investigators in cardiovascular research and encourage participation in ATVB and AHA activities by providing travel funds to attend the ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions, present research in oral or poster format, and engage in discussion with senior investigators.
- Be a member of the American Heart Association (membership number required to complete award application).
- Be working in any area of research concerned with arteriosclerosis, thrombosis or vascular biology.
- Be in training as an undergraduate or predoctoral student, or a fellow who has completed training only within the last 5 years, or a Ph.D./M.D. in the first 5 years after faculty appointment.
- Be accepted for oral or poster presentation at ATVB|PVD 2015 Scientific Sessions.
- Applicants may apply for a travel award multiple times with different abstracts, as long as the applicant is the presenting author on each abstract. However, an applicant is eligible to receive only one travel award, even if multiple abstracts are accepted.
- Only one candidate per mentor will be given an award.
- The applicant’s mentor must endorse the application in a supporting statement.
- Winners are not eligible to reenter the competition in subsequent years.
- There are no citizenship requirements.
How To Apply
The applicant must:
- Submit an original abstract to the ATVB|PVD 2016 Scientific Sessions. The abstract must be in accordance with the rules and regulations for submitting abstracts and must have been submitted by the abstract submission deadline. Submission dates are Oct. 14, 2015 through Jan. 13, 2016.
- Select the ATVB Travel Award during the abstract submission process.
- By Jan. 13, 2016, the following must be submitted by uploading into the abstract submission system ("at the Award Application Materials Upload" step):
- A letter of certification of trainee status.
- A complete curriculum vitae, including bibliography, and clear documentation demonstrating that the applicant is within the first 5 years of an initial faculty appointment at the time of the award application date.
Applications must be submitted by Jan. 13, 2016.
Conference Manager, Julie Green