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SSMS Travel Awards are meant to encourage our members, especially young scientists, to attend overseas conferences relevant to mass spectrometry.  This is part of our continuing efforts to promote scientific learning and training of local mass spectrometry scientists.

There are two categories of 'Travel Awards' available:

NOTE: Additional funding for Travel Awards is available upon request, subjected to approval on a case-by-case basis.



  • Applicants must be registered as an SSMS Individual Member

  • Applicants applying for 'Cat-1: AOMSC awards' which are reserved for Postdoc or Student must be currently enrolled in an institute of tertiary education or received a graduate degree within the last 5 years

Application Procedure:

Please submit the following at least 1 month before the conference to

  • Completed 'Travel Award Application Form'

  • Copy of your presentation abstract (abstracts accepted for oral presentation will be given priority)

  • Documentary proof of Postdoc or Student status if applying for 'Cat-1: AOMSC awards'



  • Application outcome will be sent via email

Monetary Disbursement Conditions:

  • Proof of presentation (a copy of relevant pages of the programme indicating recipient's name, presentation title, conference name and date) must be provided after the conference

  • Official receipts (with proof of transactions) must be provided, and only expenditure categories indicated on the application form will be considered

  • Amount awarded will be the sum of documented expenditure, less funding from other sources, up to the indicated maximum award amount

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