UAB Heersink SOM Medical Student Travel Award (UAB COVID Protocols Apply)

Medical students are encouraged to apply for the Medical Student Travel Award (MSTA) to assist with expenses related to participation in professional conferences. The following are the requirements for eligibility to receive consideration for a travel award: Applicants must be actively enrolled as a medical student through the UAB Heersink SOM, in good academic standing, and both enrolled at the time of travel and at the time of reimbursement. Awards are not guaranteed and are given based on current funds available. 

Conference registration must be processed through the Physician Scientist Development Office once you receive the award notification

    • If you selected Scholary Activity, your travel must be related to the Scholary Activity documents uploaded in MedMAP and you must be the presenting author.

Eligibility that is not explicitly defined in this document is determined on a case-by-case basis by the UAB Heersink SOM MSTA Review Committee. Please ensure that your application is accurate before submitting. If you believe to have submitted an error, simply email and resubmit a new application prior to the closing of the form. Only the most recent application will be considered. 

Review the Reimbursement Procedures for eligibility requirements prior to submitting application.

Medical Student Travel Award (MSTA) Application

  Click here to Access the Application  

Travel Period: Minimum 30 Days prior to the Conference to ensure a proper review of your application 
Reimbursement processing due no later than 30 days after commencement of conference travel.