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    FASEB Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program


    Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

    FASEB, in partnership with the U.S. National Institute of General Medicine Sciences (NIGMS), is offering travel grants to minority students at the undergraduate through post-doctoral fellow levels to attend the ASBMR Annual Meeting, or other eligible FASEB member society meetings. "Minority" is defined by the NIGMS as under-represented individuals in biomedical or behavioral research belonging to a particular ethnic or racial group. Nationally these individuals include, but are not limited to, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands.

    Two types of grants are available:
    • Poster/Oral Presenters Grant - Available to minority students presenting oral or poster abstracts (provides up to $1,350 per student plus the cost of the pre-registration fee) at the ASBMR Annual Meeting (or other eligible FASEB member society meetings). Funds are meant to defray air, ground ,and lodging/subsistence expenses only. Receipts will be required to receive reimbursement.
    • Faculty/Student Grant - Available to a mentor and up to two minority students (provides up to $1,350 for each faculty member and student plus the cost of pre-registration fees) to attend the ASBMR Annual Meeting (or other eligible FASEB member society meetings). These grants are open to students not presenting abstracts and their faculty mentors. Funds are meant to defray air, ground, and lodging/subsistence expenses only. Receipts will be required to receive reimbursement.

    The application forms and complete instructions are available online.