Meetings

Meeting Assistance Grants

Society for Developmental Biology 80th Annual Meeting
Virtual, July 12-16, 2021

SDB Student/Postdoc Annual Meeting Grants

Annual Meeting Grants are available for current (dues paid before abstract submission and meeting registration) undergraduate student, postbac student, graduate student, and postdoctoral members who need financial assistance to offset meeting registration costs to present their research at the SDB annual meeting. The number of awards and the amount for each award will depend on amount of support from home institution/lab/advisor, the total number of applications received, and available funding. All applicants must be the first and presenting author of an abstract submitted for the annual meeting and in good standing with SDB membership.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2021

SDB Teaching and Junior Faculty Annual Meeting Grants

Annual Meeting Grants are available for faculty at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUI), faculty in teaching departments at research universities, or junior (pre-tenure) faculty from any institution to present their research and/or education papers at the SDB annual meeting. Applicants must be current SDB members (dues paid before abstract submission and meeting registration) and authors of a submitted abstract. This abstract may be of their own or their trainee’s work.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2021

SDB Dependent Care Grants

SDB members may apply for Dependent Care Grants up to $500 to offset the cost of child or dependent care in order to attend the SDB annual meeting. Awards will be in the form of reimbursement following submission of receipts after the annual meeting. The number of awards and the amount for each award will depend on the total number of applications received and available funding.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current SDB Member (2021 dues paid)
  • Must be registered for SDB Annual Meeting at time of application
  • Must be the primary caregiver
  • One grant per family

Allowable Expenses

  • Cost of child/dependent care at meeting location
  • Cost of additional child/dependent care expenses at home incurred because the primary caregiver was attending the meeting
  • Airfare/hotel costs for a caregiver to accompany the child to the meeting location to assist with dependent care
  • Costs associated with transporting the dependent(s) to the caregiver’s home
  • Travel costs associated with caregiver’s travel from their home city to the applicant’s home

Unallowable Expenses

  • Child/dependent care expenses at home that would normally be incurred (after school care, ongoing dependent care)
  • Food
  • Meeting registration

Application Deadline: May 10, 2021

Last Updated on 04/07/2021