ASM USA Teacher's Travel award


The aim of this award is to enable attendance at the American Society of Microbiology Conference for undergraduate educators, known as ASMCUE.

Eligibility Requirements

 Applicants need to be members of at least 2 years standing.

Application Requirements

Applications must include:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a letter of recommendation from the applicants Head of the Department confirming involvement in and commitment to a teaching program
  • the names and addresses (including email addresses) of two (2) referees
  • a brief synopsis of the applicants area of interest in education

Conditions of the Award

Condition of the award is the Applicant must have already submitted work for possible inclusion in the program OR be in the process of doing so.

Oral presentations, posters or contributions to Microbrews are acceptable forms of work for the purpose of the award. 


The award is for up to $3000 in travel expenses to attend the American Society of Microbiology Conference.

Application Process

Download an Application Form Here

Applications should be sent to the National Office Manager ( Closing date for applications: March 31st of any year. An acknowledgement will be emailed within 5 business days of receiving your application - if this has not been received, please contact the ASM National Office - Tel: 1300 656 423