Awards, Fellowships & Medals


ASTMH offers a variety of fellowships and awards for members, and in some instances, non-members. 

To support the professional growth of early- and mid-career professionals, the Society offers the Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine, Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases, Centennial Travel Award in Basic Science Tropical Disease Research, and the Robert E. Shope International Fellowship in Infectious Diseases. For information on these fellowships, please visit this page

Each year, ASTMH honors a small group of individuals with medals recognizing exceptional contributions in tropical medicine/and global health. These are traditionally given at the Annual Meeting. To learn more about these medals and when they are offered, please take a look at this page

The Society also offers Fellow member status recognizing sustained professional excellence in any phase of tropical medicine, hygiene, global health and related disciplines. This page provides additional information and the names of past winners.