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Keypoint Newsletter: Welcoming the New Fellows Class of 2024
Keystone Symposia is pleased to introduce the Keystone Symposia Fellows Class of 2024! This year we welcome seven...
Keystone Symposia offers scholarships to Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in the life sciences from underrepresented backgrounds. These scholarships, of up to 1,200 USD each, are to be used to help defray the expenses associated with conference attendance, including airfare (restrictions may apply based on funding source), ground transportation, lodging costs, and a portion of meeting registration. Receipts will be required to receive reimbursement. Keystone Symposia strongly encourages those with disabilities to apply for these scholarships (for more information, visit Keystone Symposia Policy on Accessibility).
Applications may be submitted for both a Keystone Symposia Scholarship and an Underrepresented Trainee Scholarship; however, only one scholarship can be awarded. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the quality of science of the abstract and the relevance of the abstract to the conference topic. Only one application per abstract is accepted. Only one award per lab will be allocated.
Application fees are as follows:
Note: Please check specific conference page under the Conference List for any additional financial aid opportunities.
To be eligible for an Underrepresented Trainee Scholarship, you must be:
Criteria for Abstract Review:
If you are eligible and wish to be considered for a scholarship, you should complete all the following by the scholarship deadline for the meeting you wish to attend. It is recommended you begin these steps in advance of the deadline date to ensure completion.
After logging into your account, please follow these steps:
Attention NIH employees: Keystone Symposia processes scholarships as a reimbursement. Please note that if your employment status with NIH precludes receiving awards as a reimbursement, your award will consist only of registration paid "in kind". You will forfeit the remainder of the award. We will not be able to pay "in kind" for such expenses as lodging and transportation.
You must Log in to our website (more steps will follow when you are logged in) to start the application process.