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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 Protein Society awards three types of travel grants every year: Hans Neurath Outstanding Promise Travel Awards, Finn Wold Travel Awards, and Protein Science Travel Awards. The submissions deadline via our abstract submissions page is March 31, 2019.

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

Hans Neurath Oustanding Promise Travel Awards

Sponsored by the Hans Neurath Foundation, with the winner selected by the leadership of The Protein Society, this award recognizes outstanding achievements in Dr. Hans Neurath's honor. 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


Post-doctorate students, and very early-career scientists within 2years 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 a member.

Explain your role in the presented research (maximum 100 words),publications list (maximum 500 words), list of awards/honors (maximum 500 words),and 1 letter of recommendation (must be a Society member if applicant is not).

Finn Wold and Protein Science Travel Awards

These awards are sponsored by The Protein Society and Wiley-Blackwell respectively. The Education Committee selects award winners, who 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.  

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