At the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine in Memphis, the Bailey K. Ashford Award in Tropical Medicine was established by Eli Lilly & Company. The award will be $1,000.00 and a bronze medal suitably engraved. An additional amount of $150.00 or as much thereof as may be necessary is available toward traveling expenses for the recipient of the award.
Conditions of the Award As adopted by the Council November 10, 1941
1.The Bailey K. Ashford Award will be given annually in recognition of demonstrated research in the field of tropical medicine, taking into consideration independence of thought and originality.
2.The investigator must be a citizen of the United States of America and less than 35 years of age on January 1 of the year in which the award is made. The recipient must not be associated with a commercial laboratory and need not be a member of the American Society of Tropical Medicine.