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Sanofi Travel Award

The Sanofi travel award is presented by the American Society for Neurochemistry (ASN) to support an outstanding, translationally focused post-doctoral fellow's participation at the ASN Annual Meeting. The award provides $1,000 for travel expenses to attend the ASN annual meeting.



  • Coincides with the annual meeting abstract submission period.


  • Awards are restricted to post-doctoral scientists who received their PhD within the last six (6) years, as of March 1 of the year for which they apply for the award.
  • Applicants must reside in the Western Hemisphere, which according to ASN's Standing Rules is defined as Canada, North America, Central America, South America, US Possessions and the Caribbean. If you are from Latin America you should also apply for the Young Latin American Scholar's Award.
  • Applicants are not required to be ASN members.
  • Applicants must be first (presenting) author of a submitted abstract.
  • Applicants may not have received a Sanofi Award from ASN previously.
  • No more than three (3) applicants from any laboratory may apply.


  • Travel award recipients are expected to attend the entire meeting and business meeting.
  • Award winners will be formally presented during the annual meeting.


The following will be required for your application:

  • A general information document listing your full name, email address, affiliated university, career-stage and if you self-identify as an underrepresented minority (URM).
  • A cover letter containing a statement about the translational value of your research, your career goals and how attending the ASN meeting will support these career goals.
  • A signed letter of support from your supervisor or research director confirming your financial need.
  • A full curriculum vitae with complete list of publications.

Documents must be combined into a single PDF and uploaded into the abstract submission system.

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