The Nerem Conference Award is an opportunity for a trainee (grad student or postdoc) from an IBB lab to attend a domestic or international conference. Up to $1,500 will be provided to the chosen applicant(s), and up to three awardees will be selected per semester (fall, spring, and summer).

Please include your entire travel budget, even if it exceeds $1,500. Please note that IBB will announce any recipient(s) of this award publicly (IBB website, social media, etc.).

Additional Notes:

  • All money should be applied towards travel to a domestic or international conference.
  • The award is only given through reimbursement in US Dollar, no cash upfront.
  • You must spend the award before June 30, 2024.
  • The application package should be submitted as one PDF file with the following information in this order:
  • Two pages (maximum) that includes the following: why you would like to attend this conference, overview of research, research figures (if needed), travel dates, and a one-paragraph description of your contributions to the IBB community
  • One page (maximum) for a budget: the budget may include conference registration, air travel, lodging, meals, and transportation.
  • CV

Please review the Georgia Tech Travel Policy before applying ( and the spend authorization approval must be completed before travel starts (

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