MSA General Student Travel Award

MSA General Student Travel Award

This award has been established to defray travel expenses up to $500 for MSA student members to attend international microscopy-related conferences. Up to ten (10) awards may be provided per year. An individual may receive this travel award only once.


  1. Applicant must be a current student member of MSA.
  2. Applicant must be approved to present at the conference that they will use the travel funds to attend. A copy of the abstract/poster/paper acceptance letter is required as part of the application package.
  3. Winners of M&M Meeting Awards are eligible for this award.
  4. In this context, international is defined as a conference located outside of the applicant’s home country or current country of residence. Same-country conferences will not be considered for this award.
  5. An applicant who has already received this award is not eligible to receive it a second time.
  6. Applications are processed and awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

Funding Disbursement

This award is provided as a travel expense reimbursement.


To apply, please return a completed application form & a copy of your acceptance letter (as outlined in the Eligibility section above) to

Incomplete applications will not be processed until complete. Complete applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis.