Apply for a BIG Travel Award!

Attention presenters, Apply Now for $500 travel credit

The BIG Center is currently accepting applications for a $500 travel award, for speakers at national and international conferences. Submit your online application form by May 6th.

Awardees will be selected in May and November. We will accept applications up to 6 months past the conference date.

The next winner will be announced at the May 30th BIG Seminar!

$500 Travel Award


  • Applicants must regularly participate in BIG Center events (seminars, happy hours, etc).
  • Applicants must be giving a talk. If you do not know if you will be giving a talk, we suggest you wait to apply until you are notified.
  • Applications will be accepted up to 6 months prior to, or following the conference date. 
  • There is no limit on the number of applications allowed per applicant, and multiple applications will be accepted for the same or different award cycles.
  • Only one travel award will be given to each applicant, including the same or different award cycles. 
  • Applications are sent to the review committee at the beginning of May and November.

Questions? contact Tracy at

Previous Winners

February 2023 BIG Travel Awards
December 2022 BIG Travel Awards
August 2022 BIG Travel Awards
2021 BIG Inter-Lab Collaboration Awards