Awards

Student Awards

This page contains information and application procedure for the following student awards:
  • Graduate Student Travel Awards ($1,000, deadline is January 15)
  • Undergraduate Student Travel Awards ($500, deadline is January 15)
  • Undergraduate Poster Award Competition ($300)
  • Current and past recipients of student awards

Student stipends for the annual conference ($300 for student workers and $200 for non-workers) are found here Annual Conference / Student Stipends.

Graduate Student Travel Awards ($1,000)

Deadline is January 15
  
Online application for Graduate Student Travel Award
You will need the following to upload with online application.
  • 1-2 page (including figures) description of your graduate student research
  • Completed and signed Graduate student advisor statement (PDF)
  • For ASMS conference travel, copy of the submitted abstract on which applicant is presenting author. You will also be asked to enter the six-digit code for your submitted abstract. Annual conference abstract submission must be completed before award application.
The ASMS Graduate Student Award recognizes graduate students whose academic achievements and current mass spectrometry research display a high level of excellence and distinction.  Ten awards for up to $1,000 each will be conferred annually. The Award is intended to support ASMS conference travel. Conference attendance is required.  Only one applicant per research group may apply. Note: In selected cases, awards may be used for travel to attend a non-ASMS conference to present mass spectrometry research in a topic area not covered at the ASMS conference. See online application for details.

An individual may receive no more than one ASMS travel award per calendar year, including travel awards for Asilomar Conference, Fall Workshop, and Sanibel Conference.

The awards for the ASMS Conference will be presented at the conference. Each award includes $1,000, free conference registration, and a matted certificate.

Applicant must be an ASMS student member who is in the 2nd year or more of a PhD degree program at the time of the conference and presenting author on an abstract submitted online for the ASMS annual conference (or non-ASMS conference, if applicable).


Undergraduate Student Travel Awards ($500)

Deadline is January 15

Online application for Undergraduate Student Travel Award
You will need the following to upload to your online application
The ASMS Undergraduate Student Travel Award recognizes under graduate students whose academic achievements and interest in mass spectrometry research display a high level of excellence and distinction.  Ten awards of $500 each will be conferred annually. The Award is intended to support ASMS conference travel. Conference attendance is required. Only one applicant per research group may apply.

An individual may receive no more than one ASMS travel award per calendar year.

The awards will be presented at the conference. Each award includes $500, free conference registration and a matted certificate. Applicants may also participate in the conference poster competition for undergraduate students.

Applicant must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree program or within one month of graduation at the time of the conference and presenting author on an abstract submitted online for the ASMS annual conference.


Undergraduate Poster Awards ($300)

To promote and recognize research using mass spectrometry among undergraduate students attending the ASMS annual conference a poster competition is organized annually during the opening reception of the conference. 

Poster award winners receive a certificate and a check for $300. To participate in the competition, undergraduate students must indicate their interest during the online abstract submission process.


2017 ASMS Graduate Student Travel Award Winners 


Graduate Student Awards 2017 980pxFrom left to right: Emily Werth (University of North Carolina), Lindsay Pino (University of Washington), James Dodds (Vanderbilt University), Paul Hutchins (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Melissa Budelier (Washington University), Elizabeth Peuchen (University of Notre Dame), Rosemary Onjiko (George Washington University), Matthew Waas (Medical College of Wisconsin), Bifan Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Bingming Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

2017 ASMS Undergraduate Student  Travel Award Winners

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From left to right: Sanjit Uppal (University of Washington), Shilpa Kolachina (University of Illinois at Chicago), Giovanni Calderisi (University of Innsbruck), Christopher Gongar (University of Florida), Mirna Giron (Kean University), Jason Cochran (University of Florida), John Lin (University of Texas at Austin), Jack Clemmensen (Saint Mary’s College of California) and David Plotnick (George Washington University).

2017 ASMS Undergraduate Student Poster Award Winners

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From left to right: Carter Lantz (Baylor University), Cindy Rivera (Bowdoin College) and Clinton McFeely (Virginia Commonwealth University).

Past Recipients


Graduate Student Travel
2016: Zachery Gregorich (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Nathan Hendricks (University of California, Riverside), Stephen Sciuto (The University of Toronto), Johanna Hofman (Max Planck Society), Xibei Dang (Florida State University), Candice Ulmer (University of Florida), Brent Kuenzi (University of South Florida), Yejing Weng (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Anumita Saha-Shah (Indiana University), Ramsunder Iyer (University of Tennessee)

 2015: Benjamin Diner (Princeton University), Albert Konijnenberg (University of Antwerp), Xin Liu (University of Notre Dame), Mandy Phelps (University of North Texas), Nicholas Riley (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Vincent Sica (University of North Carolina-Greensboro), Chih-Chiang Tsou (University of Michigan)

Undergraduate Student Travel
2016: Willem Duckworth (Clarkson University), Carlo Eikani (Saint Mary's College of California), Matthew Kazaleh (University of Florida), Yekaterina Kori (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Rachel Martini (University of Michigan), Evan Perez (Duquesne University)

2015:  Quintin Ferraris (Kean University), Joshua Fischer (Wayne State University), James Keating (University of Michigan), James Matilla (James Madison University), Danielle McDougall (University of Florida), Haley Miller (Bowdoin College), Sydney Morris (George Washington University), Alexandra Plaviak (Duquesne University), Cheylene Tanimoto (Stanford University), Nick van Huizen (Erasmus MC)