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Feb. 19: Deadline to Apply for a DDW® Basic Science Travel Award

The deadline to apply for a Basic Science Travel Award for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2020 is almost here. You must submit your application by Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. EST to be considered for the $1,000 travel grant. DDW will select up to 20 early-career researchers, who will present their abstracts at a Quick Shots Session during the meeting. DDW is taking place May 2-5 in Chicago, IL.

Submit Application

Requirements to Apply

All applicants must be:

  • Currently enrolled or within three years of completing their training programs.
  • Listed as the first or presenting author of their basic science abstract.

The following materials also need to be included with the application:

  • Current CV/resume.
  • Letter of intent describing the applicant’s role in the research presented the abstract, the applicant’s interest in attending and presenting at DDW, and plans for future research.
  • Letter of support from a faculty sponsor summarizing the candidate’s attributes and the impact DDW attendance will have on the candidate’s research and career.

Don’t miss this opportunity to receive funding to attend DDW and to be recognized for your hard work. Submit your application now. Contact the DDW Program Team if you have any questions about the award.

In addition, some of DDW’s sponsoring societies also have grants and awards available for meeting attendees. A full list of sponsoring society grants is available on the DDW website and on DDW News.

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