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Award at a Glance

Award amount: $500, and complimentary one-year membership with APS, and reimbursement of advanced registration for the APS annual meeting , and a ticket to the CEPS banquet dinner

Application deadline: January 13

Questions? Contact: Karen Sweazea, PhD, CEPS Award Chair

Who Can Apply: All trainees (undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral) who are first authors on the abstracts presented in the Scholander Award Competition Poster Session at the Summit.

Award Description

The Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section Scholander Award will be presented to an outstanding young investigator presenting a paper in the "Scholander Award" Session at the American Physiology Summit. Applicants will be judged during a poster presentation at the meeting.

Awardees are recognized at the Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section Business Dinner Meeting at the American Physiology Summit.


Applicants must:

  • submit their abstract to topic category: Scholander Award Competition and/or apply for the Scholander Award online;
  • be first author on the abstract and;
  • be not more than three years past the highest degree.

Applicants will be asked to submit the following items:

  • Abstract Number
  • Abstract First Author’s Name
  • pdf of Abstract Submission
  • Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s Full Name
  • Abstract Sponsor or Advisor Phone and email
  • Evidence that the applicant is not more than 3 years past highest degree (statement from Advisor or transcript)

Login to the American Physiological Society's Award site for more details and to apply.