SLB Award Application Instructions

The 2024 award system is closed. Check back in early 2025 for new opportunities.

To apply for a merit award, you must first register for the Annual meeting, then follow the instructions below. Note ALL SLB awards require current membership. Prior to applying, please be sure your membership is current. Instructions to apply for limited need based travel grants are available here.
      1. Register for the meeting.
      2. Look for the special link to the abstract and award submission system provided in your registration confirmation email.
      3. Submit an abstract online.
      4. Select the award you wish to apply for while submitting your abstract and follow all instructions.
      5. For all awards, you will be required to submit 4 or more documents plus a picture of yourself, in addition to your abstract. Required documents are listed below.

All Awards require the following uploads during abstract submission:
(please label all files with your last name and the document type. For example, Brown_CV or Chen_Bio)

    • CV (pdf)
    • Cover Letter from the candidate (pdf)
    • Letter of Recommendation from mentor, sponsor, etc. (pdf)
    • Brief bio (75-100 word doc file)
    • Candidate picture (jpeg 200x200 px or greater)
A photo and short bio is requested from all applicants. These materials will be used upon award selection for announcements. An example of award bios can be seen HERE.