DDW Basic Science Travel Awards

DDW will award up to 20 Basic Science Travel Awards to early-career researchers for the 2022 meeting. Selected authors of basic science abstracts will receive a $1,000 grant and recognition at DDW 2022.

Award recipients must:

  • Currently be enrolled in a training program or within three years of completing their training as of the Feb. 23, 2022, application deadline.
  • Be listed as the presenting author of a basic science abstract accepted for presentation at DDW 2022.
  • Attend DDW 2022 and present their abstract in person at the San Diego Convention Center at the time and date specified in their abstract acceptance notification.

Applications for Basic Science Travel Awards are now open and are due Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022.

Applications for Basic Science Travel Awards will be due between Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, and Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. To be notified when more information is available, add your name to our email list using the link below.

The following materials are required as part of the application:

  • Accepted DDW 2022 abstract listing the applicant as the presenting author.
  • Current CV/resume.
  • Letter of intent describing the applicant’s role in the research presented in the abstract, his or her interest in attending and presenting at DDW, and his or her plans for future research.
  • Name and contact information for a faculty sponsor.

Please note:

  • Applications must be received by 9 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022. No extensions to this deadline will be granted.
  • There is no fee to submit an application.
  • Applications must be submitted at the DDW 2022 abstract submission site, opening on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. No emailed or faxed applications will be accepted.
  • Authors applying for this award must have submitted an abstract by the Dec. 2, 2021, general deadline. Authors of late-breaking abstracts are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants for the award are solely responsible for ensuring that they are listed as the presenting author of their abstract at the time of submission. No changes to abstract author strings will be accepted after the Dec. 2 abstract submission deadline.
  • Only authors of basic or translational science abstracts will be considered for the award.
  • Authors of clinical science abstracts will not be considered.
  • Award recipients are required to attend DDW 2022 in person to present their abstract.
  • Authors of abstracts selected for ePoster presentation will not be considered for this award.
  • Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply.

Contact the DDW Program Team with questions about the award.