The conference will support travel grants for US-based students. The applicants should submit the following 3 files in 1 batch to Prof. May D. Wang (acmbcb.travel@gmail.com) by August 3rd, 2015 with the following email subject line:

ACM-BCB'2015 NSF Travel Award Application from Applicant_FirstName_LastName at InstituteName

1. A statement letter from the student or your professional, which includes:

- A brief summary of research interests and accomplishments to date; students should demonstrate a serious interest in bioinformatics, through their coursework and projects.

- A description of areas reflected in the ACM-BCB 2015 program that would impact the student's research.

- A statement about why the conference attendance is important to the student.

2. A supporting letter from the student's supervisor/advisor, which includes:

- Confirmation that the student is in good academic standing.

- The suitability on the ACM-BCB 2015 program material to the student's research area.

- Ways this particular student would benefit from attendance at the conference.

3. A paper/poster title(s) accepted to ACM-BCB 2015, if any.

For each of the file, please use the following filename format so that your files will be assembled easily.

  • LastName_FirstName_File01_ResearchSummary
  • LastName_FirstName_File02_Advisor-LOS
  • LastName_FirstName_File03_PresentationTitle

  • Priorities will be given to female and minority students and young professionals.

    Important Dates:

    Application deadline: August 3rd, 2015

    Award notification: August 6th, 2015