Everything You Need to Know About #PS31 Travel Awards

A couple of weeks remain before the abstract and travel award deadlines for the 31st Annual Symposium, being held in Montreal, Canada, July 24 - 27, 2017. If you are a student, Post Doc, early or mid-career scientist looking for a little extra cash to attend the Annual Symposium, submit your abstract for a #PS31 Travel Award. Check out the eligibility requirements below: 

Hans Neurath Oustanding Promise Travel Award

Sponsored by the Hans Neurath Foundation, with the winner selected by the President of The Protein Society, this award recognizes exceptional research results of early-career scientists with outstanding promise and provides them the opportunity to present their research at the Annual Symposium. 


Graduate students, Post-Doctorate students, and very early-career scientists within 2 years of an independent research position, excluding assistant professors at U.S. academic institutions and other positions with start-up funds.

Applicant or reference of applicant must be member.


Explain your role in the presented research (max. 100 words), publications list (max. 500 words), list of awards/honors (max. 500 words), and one letter of recommendation (must be a Society member if applicant is not).

Awards include:

  • Up to $1,500 in reimbursed travel costs
  • Free registration
  • Complimentary 1-year membership
  • Recognition at the Symposium Plenary Awards session
  • Invitation to publish in Protein Science at no cost
  • $500 cash prize

Finn Wold and Protein Science Travel Awards

The Protein Society sponsors The Finn Wold Travel award in honor of Dr. Wold. Wiley-Blackwell sponsors the Protein Science Travel Award. The Education Committee makes award selections, and winners receive up to $800 in reimbursed travel costs for international attendees (outside of Canada and USA) and up to $400 in reimbursed travel costs for domestic (Canada and USA) attendees. 


Undergraduate students, graduate students, and Post-Doctorate students. 

Applicant must be (or become) a member of The Protein Society.


Explain your role in the presented research (max. 100 words).

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