Research Trainee Awards

ASPEN will present Research Trainee Awards to investigators with high-scoring abstracts submitted to the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference 


  • Any Trainee submitting an Original Abstract to the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference
  • An applicant is considered a Trainee if he/she is currently in a training program (undergraduate program, RD, PharmD, MD, MS, MSN, PhD, post-doc fellowship, residency, etc).
  • Encore abstracts are ineligible.

Application Information

  • Submit abstracts to ASPEN's Abstract Submission Site, and select the option to be considered for the awards.
  • ASPEN’s Abstract Review Committee selects top-scoring abstracts.

The Award Includes  

  • a Research Trainee Award certificate at the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference and may be awarded a cash prize.