Technologist Travel Award

The AMP Technologist Travel Award provides travel assistance to the Annual Meeting & Expo for up to three (3) selected AMP member technologists who do not receive travel support from their institutions.

Award Amount: $1,500

Application Requirements

The Applicant must:

  • Be an AMP member.
  • Work currently in the clinical molecular diagnostics field as a technologist. "Technologist" can include clinical or R&D technologists/assistants.
  • Have not received this travel award in the past 3 years.
  • Receive no funding for travel and/or registration to the Annual Meeting & Expo from their institution (communication from the lab director required).
  • Submit a brief report within a month of the conclusion of the Annual Meeting & Expo on what was learned by attending. This will give favorable visibility to the award and to the value of providing molecular diagnostics continuing education for technologists.
  • Authorship on an abstract is preferred but not required.
  • Agree to attend the Business/Awards Session at the Annual Meeting & Expo in order to accept the award personally.

Application Process

Application Deadline: July 23, 2021

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Past Recipients

2020 Award Winners

(None due to the global COVID-19 pandemic)

2019 Award Winners

Caitlin Dougherty, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Post-meeting Report)

Lama Hamadeh, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon (Post-meeting Report)

Ashley Shean, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA (Post-meeting Report)

Full List of Past Recipients

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