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Travel Awards

Under the strong belief that attendance at our Symposia presents an invaluable opportunity for future protein scientists, TPS is committed to making it possible for young scientists to participate and benefit from our Annual Meeting. With generous support from partners and individuals, the following travel grants are made available every year. The submissions deadline via our abstract submissions page is March 15, 2019.

Hans Neurath Oustanding Promise Travel Awards:

Sponsored by the Hans Neurath Foundation, with the winner selected by the President of The Protein Society, this award recognizes the outstanding achievement of Dr. Hans Neurath. Awards include:

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

Finn Wold and Protein Science Travel Awards

These awards are sponsored by The Protein Society and Wiley-Blackwell respectively. Award selections are made by the Education Committee. 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.


Students or early-career scientists up to first 2 years of an independent position excluding assistant professors. 


  • Applicants must submit an abstract and be accepted present their posters at the 2019 Annual Symposium.

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