The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) is committed to the involvement of trainees in its annual meetings. To help encourage this, the OHBM offers a limited number of travel awards, which provide funds to help reimburse travel expenses for trainees attending the conference.
Please click here to view the list of 2012 Trainee Abstract Travel Award recipients. It will be up to the applicant to refer to the list of recipients to confirm whether or not they have been selected to receive an award. Those not selected to receive an award will not be notified separately.
Information for Awardees
The award amount is $700 USD, with 52 award recipients out of 1242 applications. Awardees are required to pick-up their award check at the Annual Meeting. Please visit the Trainee Abstract Travel Award Desk to collect your check. When you pick-up your award, please be prepared to provide proof of registration and a legal form of identification. Checks will NOT be mailed prior to or after the Annual Meeting.
Trainee Abstract Travel Award Desk Hours – Located near the main registration area
Sunday, June 10.....13:00-19:30
Monday, June 11.....8:00-16:00
Tuesday, June 12.....11:00-18:00
Wednesday, June 13.....11:00-18:00
The following requirements must be met in order to receive the Travel Award:
- Awardee must provide a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a training supervisor or department chair confirming that they meet one of the categories for "In-Training" status (see “In-Training” categories below). Letters can be emailed to email@example.com, faxed to 952-5456-6073, or mailed to OHBM Executive Office, 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN USA 55416.
- Awardee must be registered to attend the 2012 OHBM Annual Meeting.
- Awardee must be a current, dues paying member of OHBM for 2012.
Three categories of "In Training" status will be recognized:
- A full-time student in a graduate program (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D. degree) relating to the field of human brain mapping.
- A full-time participant in a medical residency program in a field relating to human brain mapping (e.g., psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery, radiology).
- A full-time post-doctoral fellow within five years of receiving the doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or within five years of completing residency training (M.D.).