2018 Platinum Supporters

Non-Federal Travel Award

Origins and Benefits on Biologically Active Components in Human Milk
Lisbon, Portugal
July 16-21, 2017

Up to 10 travel awards valued at $1520 each (double occupancy registration) are available. Applicants will be required pay for the registration fee and all travel expenses in advance. At the time of registration, applicants must submit a CV and a first-author abstract. 


Applicant can be a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow or junior faculty member and must submit a first-author abstract to present at the conference. Awards will be determined by scientific merit and available funds.

Application Requirements

To apply for the travel award, the applicant should submit their abstract along with a letter explaining how they will benefit from attending the conference and how receiving a travel award will help. The letter and abstract should be emailed directly to the conference organizer: Dr. Sharon Donovan (sdonovan@illinois.edu) by April 10th for best consideration.

Travel Award Deadline

As noted in the requirements above, please submit by April 10th for best consideration. However, applications can be submitted up until the Early Bird deadline of May 28th, 2017.

Award Notification

Recipients will be notified prior to the conference of award status.