ATVB Conference Travel Award for Young Investigators

Updated:Oct 20,2014

Sponsored by the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology

The ATVB Travel Awards for Young Investigators encourage and support the efforts of early career investigators in cardiovascular research and encourage participation in ATVB and AHA activities by providing travel funds to attend the ATVB|PVD Scientific Sessions, present research in oral or poster format, and engage in discussion with senior investigators.

Award Information

Applicant must:

  • Be a member of the American Heart Association (membership number required to complete award application).
  • Be working in any area of research concerned with arteriosclerosis, thrombosis or vascular biology.
  • Be in training as an undergraduate or predoctoral student, or a fellow who has completed training only within the last 5 years, or a Ph.D./M.D. in the first 5 years after faculty appointment.
  • Be accepted for oral or poster presentation at ATVB|PVD 2014 Scientific Sessions.
  • Applicants may apply for a travel award multiple times with different abstracts, as long as the applicant is the presenting author on each abstract. However, an applicant is eligible to receive only one travel award, even if multiple abstracts are accepted.
  • Only one candidate per mentor will be given an award.
  • The applicant’s mentor must endorse the application in a supporting statement.
  • Winners are not eligible to reenter the competition in subsequent years.
  • There are no citizenship requirements.



Application Deadline
Applications must be submitted by Jan. 23, 2015.

Questions may be directed to:
Mary Lu Spreier, Conference Program Coordinator, Mary.Lu.Spreier@heart.org