2012 AAPS Pharmaceuticals in Global Health Student Travelships

Sponsored by The Neglected Global Diseases Initiative at the University of British Columbia

Deadline for all applicants: July 27, 2012

NGDI-UBC is pleased to offer travelships for eligible students presenting papers at the 2012 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held in Chicago, October 14–18.

  • 4 travelships for graduate/undergraduate students presenting papers pertaining to Pharmaceuticals in Global Health
  • The award consists of: $750 for all students

Eligibility Criteria

Recipients will be selected from all applicants that meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student
  2. Member of AAPS since March 2012 or earlier
  3. First author of an accepted abstract pertaining to Pharmaceuticals in Global Health
  4. Have the paper accepted by one of the nine AAPS sections for presentation at the 2012 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held in Chicago (October 14–18) where the student will be presenting
  5. Have no other means of supplemental support to attend the meeting (there will be no way to prove the applicant has supplemental support to attend the meeting; therefore, this sentence will be on no other awards or travelships received from AAPS)
  6. Be present at the Pharmaceuticals in Global Health focus group annual business meeting (date to be announced) in Chicago to the award


Selection Criteria

Applicants whose submitted papers are not accepted by the Paper Screening committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made. An award sub-committee assigned by Pharmaceuticals for Global Health focus group chair will perform the selection as follows:

  • Pre-selection of abstracts already accepted by the AAPS screening committees for relevance to Pharmaceuticals in Global Health
  • Make final selection from the short list
  • Only papers pertaining to Global Health will be considered


How to Apply

An AAPS online travelship application form can be accessed and submitted here. Submissions must be no later than July 27, 2012.


The reimbursement will be issued to the selected individuals following the meeting upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel and meal receipts, etc.).