The Sponsor a Cure Foundation, Inc.

























The 2010 Katherine Quay Messner-Connolly scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $750 for a masters or doctoral student at SDSU or UCSD to attend the ASCB meeting in Philadelphia, PA in December. The award is intended to mitigate the costs associated with travel and meeting registration. (Membership dues + meeting registration + abstract fee = $168. Additional costs include transportation, hotel, and poster printing.)


Eligibility requirements:

Masters or doctoral student in good standing at SDSU or UCSD.

Must be presenting a poster at the ASCB meeting. (Proof of registration required prior to award dispersal.)

Research should be relevant to the study or treatment of cancer.


To apply, please download the application by clicking the link below. Rename the completed application to the last name of the applicant and submit it by e-mail to:




Download application here: application.doc


You will receive a confirmation of receipt within 24 hours of submission.


Important dates:


Monday, August 23, 2010 Application deadline.


Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Award notification.


Wednesday, September 1, 2010 ASCB meeting regular abstract submission deadline.


Thursday, October 7, 2010 ASCB meeting early registration deadline. (Discounted registration fees.)


Thursday, October 14, 2010 ASCB meeting late abstract submission deadline.


December 11-15, 2010 ASCB meeting.