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Available Grants

The Ascending Professionals Forum and the Developing Professionals Forum will collectively be awarding over $10,000 worth of travel and registration grants to Ascending and Developing Professionals attending the Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) either in-person or virtually. The exact breakdown of these grants will be determined by the number of applicants and their preference of attendance.

How to Apply:

Complete the online form below.

Deadline for Submission:  May 15, 2021


To be considered for a travel grant, each applicant must:

  1. Be a current ASCLS member.  Your application must coincide with your membership category:
    1. Developing Professional members are eligible to apply for the DPF
    2. Ascending Professional member are eligible to apply for the APF travel grant
    3. Have registered as a full conference attendee to the 2021 ASCLS Annual Meeting. The registration will be confirmed by the ASCLS National Office.

Preference is given to the following:

    1. First Time attendees.
    2. Members who have a record of active professional/student organization involvement and/or interest in professional activities.
    3. Length of ASCLS membership.

To receive a travel grant, grantees must:

    1. Attend the 2021 Joint Annual Meeting for the entire duration-either Virtual or Face-to-Face.  Participation is expected at the following events:
      1. Any DPF or APF meetings (whichever one is applicable to you) that are offered.
      2. The Issues Update/Professional Issues Open Forum and the House of Delegates
    2. Complete a W-9 form for any award over $600
    3. Submit a one-page summary of your experiences within 2 weeks of the end of the Joint Annual Meeting.

It is expected that recipients will maintain their ASCLS Membership and provide active service at the local, state or national level after receipt of grant.