Awards

Student Awards

This page contains information and application procedure for the following student awards:
  • Graduate Student Travel Awards ($1,000, deadline is January 15 - scroll down for online application)
  • Undergraduate Student Travel Awards ($500, deadline is January 15 - scroll down for online application)
  • Undergraduate Poster Competition ($300 - scroll down for more information)

Student travel stipends for the annual conference ($300 for student workers and $200 for non-workers) are found here Annual Conference / Student Stipends.

Graduate Student Travel Awards ($1,000)

Deadline is January 15 (Now Closed)
The ASMS Graduate Student Award recognizes graduate students whose academic achievements and current mass spectrometry research display a high level of excellence and distinction. Up to twenty awards for up to $1,000 each will be conferred annually. The Award is intended to support ASMS conference travel. Conference attendance is required.  Only one applicant per research group may apply. Note: In selected cases, awards may be used for travel to attend a non-ASMS conference to present mass spectrometry research in a topic area not covered at the ASMS conference. See online application for details.

The awards for the ASMS Conference will be presented at the conference. Each award includes $1,000, free conference registration, and a matted certificate.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Applicant must be an ASMS student member who is in the 2nd year or more of a PhD degree program at the time of the conference and presenting author on an abstract submitted online for the ASMS annual conference (or non-ASMS conference, if applicable).
  • An individual may receive no more than one ASMS travel award per calendar year, including travel awards for Asilomar Conference, Fall Workshop, and Sanibel Conference. Past Graduate Student Travel Award winners (this award) may not reapply in future years.
  • Limited to one applicant per research group.

Online application for Graduate Student Travel Award (Now Closed)
You will need the following to upload with online application. Only one student per research group may apply.

  • 1-2 page (including figures) description of your graduate student research
  • For ASMS annual conference travel, a copy of the submitted abstract on which applicant is presenting author. You will also be asked to enter the six-digit code for your submitted abstract. Annual conference abstract submission must be completed before award application.
  • Letter of recommendation from your advisor. You can upload this or if your advisor wishes to send directly they should email letter to info@asms.org with your last name in subject line.

Undergraduate Student Travel Awards ($500)

Deadline is January 15 (Now Closed)
The ASMS Undergraduate Student Travel Award recognizes up undergraduate students whose academic achievements and interest in mass spectrometry research display a high level of excellence and distinction.  Up to ten awards of $500 each will be conferred annually. The Award is intended to support ASMS conference travel. Conference attendance is required. Only one applicant per research group may apply.

The awards will be presented at the conference. Each award includes $500, free conference registration and a matted certificate. Applicants may also participate in the conference poster competition for undergraduate students.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Applicant must be enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree program or within one month of graduation at the time of the conference and presenting author on an abstract submitted online for the ASMS annual conference.
  • An individual may receive no more than one ASMS travel award per calendar year. Past winners of this award are not eligible to reapply in future years.
  • Limited to one applicant per research group.

Online application for Undergraduate Student Travel Award (Now Closed)   
You will need the following to upload with online application. Only one student per research group may apply.


Undergraduate Poster Awards ($300)

To promote and recognize research using mass spectrometry among undergraduate students attending the ASMS annual conference a poster competition is organized annually during the opening reception of the conference. 

Poster award winners receive a certificate and a check for $300. To participate in the competition, undergraduate students must indicate their interest during the online abstract submission process by answering 'Yes' an undergraduate is presenting author on this abstract (in Questions section of abstract submission.)


2019 ASMS Graduate Student Travel Award Recipients

Graduate Student Travel Awards2
From left to right: Wanying Cao (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Elijah McCool (Michigan State University), Chenxi Liu (University of Arizona), Naren Gajenthra Kumar (Virginia Commonwealth University), Erika Portero (University of Maryland, College Park), Savannah Snyder (The University of Akron), Jaqueline A. Picache (Vanderbilt University), Kristen Fowble (University at Albany-SUNY), Praveen Kumar (University of Minnesota), Molly Blevins (University of Texas at Austin), Trisha Tucholski (University of Wisconsin – Madison), Sean Cleary (University of Oregon), Kellen DeLaney (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Mariel Coradin (University of Pennsylvania), Leah Schaffer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Yang Tang (Boston University), and Marta Sans Escofet (University of Texas at Austin). Not pictured: Ming Cheng (Washington University in St.Louis), Ting-Hao Kuo (National Taiwan University), Sibylle Pfammatter (IRIC-Université de Montréal), and Jacob Wozniak (University of California, San Diego).

2019 ASMS Undergraduate Student Travel Award Recipients

Undergrad Student Travel Awards
From left to right: Amanda Wong (Saint Mary's College of California), Emily Ziperman (Baylor University), Kaylie Kirkwood (North Carolina State University), Anna Iacovino (Duquesne University), Javier Moreno (Florida International University), Shelby Beasley (University of Oklahoma), Abigail Lemmon (University of Pennsylvania), and Alisha Birk (Stanford University). Not pictured: Cameron Davis (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory) and Richard Dilworth (University of Florida).

2019 Undergraduate Student Poster Award Recipients

Undergrad Poster Awards
From left to right: Virginia James (College of Charleston), Shubhneet Warer (Baylor University), Joshua Ho (University of Pacific)


Past Recipients - All Student Awards

Graduate Student Travel

2019: Molly Blevins (University of Texas at Austin), Wanying Cao (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Ming Cheng (Washington University in St.Louis), Sean Cleary (University of Oregon), Mariel Coradin (University of Pennsylvania), Kellen DeLaney (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Kristen Fowble (University at Albany-SUNY), Naren Gajenthra Kumar (Virginia Commonwealth University), Praveen Kumar (University of Minnesota), Ting-Hao Kuo (National Taiwan University), Chenxi Liu (University of Arizona), Elijah McCool (Michigan State University), Sibylle Pfammatter (IRIC-Université de Montréal), Jaqueline A. Picache (Vanderbilt University), Erika Portero (University of Maryland, College Park), Marta Sans Escofet (University of Texas at Austin), Leah Schaffer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Savannah Snyder (The University of Akron), Yang Tang (Boston University), Trisha Tucholski (University of Wisconsin – Madison), and Jacob Wozniak (University of California, San Diego)

2018: Rodell Barrientos (University of North Carolina-Greensboro), Isabell Blaudau (ETH Zurich), Wenxuan Cai (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Maria Emilia Duenas (Iowa State University), Lidong He (Florida State University), Camille Lombard-Banek (University of Maryland), Damon May (University of Washington), Logan Plath (Carnegie Mellon University), Mei Sun (University of Oklahoma), and Kenneth Swanson (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)

2017: Melissa Budelier (Washington University), Bifan Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Bingming Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), James Dodds (Vanderbilt University), Paul Hutchins (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Rosemary Onjiko (George Washington University), Elizabeth Peuchen (University of Notre Dame), Lindsay Pino (University of Washington), Matthew Waas (Medical College of Wisconsin), and Emily Werth (Univeristy of North Carolina)

2016: Zachery Gregorich (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Nathan Hendricks (University of California, Riverside), Stephen Sciuto (The University of Toronto), Johanna Hofman (Max Planck Society), Xibei Dang (Florida State University), Candice Ulmer (University of Florida), Brent Kuenzi (University of South Florida), Yejing Weng (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Anumita Saha-Shah (Indiana University), Ramsunder Iyer (University of Tennessee)

 2015: Benjamin Diner (Princeton University), Albert Konijnenberg (University of Antwerp), Xin Liu (University of Notre Dame), Mandy Phelps (University of North Texas), Nicholas Riley (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Vincent Sica (University of North Carolina-Greensboro), Chih-Chiang Tsou (University of Michigan)

Undergraduate Student Travel

2019: Shelby Beasley (University of Oklahoma), Alisha Birk (Stanford University), Cameron Davis (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory), Richard Dilworth (University of Florida), Anna Iacovino (Duquesne University), Kaylie Kirkwood (North Carolina State University), Abigail Lemmon (University of Pennsylvania), Javier Moreno (Florida International University), Amanda Wong (Saint Mary's College of California), and Emily Ziperman (Baylor University)

2018: Amanda Bubas (Duquesne University), Devon Colby (University of Oklahoma), Liam Dugan (Allegheny College), Christopher Gongar (University of Florida), Connor Graca (Duquesne University), Petra Paizs (Imperial College London), Sanjit (Sunny) Uppal (University of Washington), Nakit Vanishetty (Rice University), Jada Walker (Saint Mary’s College of California), and Anne Worth (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)

2017: Giovanni Calderisi (University of Innsbruck), Jack Clemmensen (Saint Mary's College of California), Jason Cochran (University of Florida), Mirna Giron (Kean University), Christopher Gongar (University of Florida), Shilpa Kolachina (University of Illinois at Chicago), and John Lin (University of Texas at Austin)

2016: Willem Duckworth (Clarkson University), Carlo Eikani (Saint Mary's College of California), Matthew Kazaleh (University of Florida), Yekaterina Kori (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Rachel Martini (University of Michigan), Evan Perez (Duquesne University)

2015: Quintin Ferraris (Kean University), Joshua Fischer (Wayne State University), James Keating (University of Michigan), James Matilla (James Madison University), Danielle McDougall (University of Florida), Haley Miller (Bowdoin College), Sydney Morris (George Washington University), Alexandra Plaviak (Duquesne University), Cheylene Tanimoto (Stanford University), Nick van Huizen (Erasmus MC)

Undergraduate Student Poster

2019: Joshua Ho (University of Pacific), Virginia James (College of Charleston), and Shubhneet Warer (Baylor University),