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./li>
  • Not have received this travel award in the last 3 years.
  • Travel and/or registration for the annual meeting & expo not funded by their institution (communication from lab director required).
  • Within a month of the conclusion of the Annual Meeting & Expo, submit a brief report for publication in the AMP Newsletter and AMP website of their experiences at the AMP annual meeting & Expo and what they learned. 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 22, 2019

Past Recipients

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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