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2017 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference Awards

The AAPS awards program provides a wonderful opportunity for scientists and graduate students to be recognized and honored for their valuable contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences.

Innovation in Biotechnology Award  

Sponsored by 
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AAPS and Genentech are pleased to announce the Innovation in Biotechnology Award to be presented at the 2017 National Biotechnology Conference.  The award is intended to recognize and promote the achievements of individuals that demonstrate innovation in the area of Biotechnology.

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National Biotechnology Conference Travelships

Section Travelships

Submit Application  » Submission site opens January 1, 2017 

Deadline: March 1, 2017  

AAPS will be offering a number of travelships up to $750 for graduate and undergraduate students submitting a paper to the 2017 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference.  AAPS Travelships are made on a competitive basis and will be awarded to students who meet the eligibility requirements below.   

Recipients will be selected from applicants that meet the following eligibility requirements.  

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student.
  2. First author of an accepted abstract.
  3. Have been a member of AAPS since January 2017 with membership in the section to which you are applying: (Note: Please make certain that your section is correctly identified in the AAPS database by contacting AAPS Membership at +1.877.998.2277.)

Individuals who meet the criteria for the travelship must submit an application prior to the deadline.  

Applicants who submitted an abstract not accepted by the AAPS Screening Committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made. 

All poster presenters must be registered by March 31, 2017. Any travelship winner that is not registered by March 31st will have both the funds and the poster withdrawn. 

Note: Reimbursement for travelships will be issued to winning individuals following the National Biotechnology Conference and upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel receipt, meal estimates, etc.). 


Amgen Sponsored Travelship

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Submit Application  »  Submission Site opens January 1, 2017 

Deadline: March 1, 2017 

Amgen is pleased to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting posters at the 2017 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference to be held in San Diego, May 1–3, 2017.

Available: Travelships up to $500 for graduate/undergraduate students. 

Recipients will be selected from all applicants who meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. The applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time student.
  2. The applicant must have a abstract accepted by one of the nine AAPS sections for presentation at the 2017 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference.
  3. The applicant must be a member of AAPS since January 2017.
  4. The applicant must have no other means of supplemental support to attend the meeting.
  5. The applicant must travel more than 250 miles (one way from his/her academic institution) to attend the meeting.

Individuals who meet the criteria for the travelship application must submit an application prior to the deadline.

Applicants who submitted an abstract not accepted by the AAPS Screening Committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made. 

All poster presenters must be registered by March 31, 2017. Any travelship winner that is not registered by March 31st will have both the funds and the poster withdrawn. 

Note: Reimbursement will be issued to the selected individuals after the meeting and upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel and meal receipts, etc.). 

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