Travel Awards

The following awards provide funding for travel to the annual Evolution meeting. Travel award recipients are not eligible to volunteer at the conference.

SSE/BEACON Undergraduate Diversity at Evolution travel award
SSE Graduate Student and Postdoc travel supplements
SSE International travel stipends

SSE/BEACON Undergraduate Diversity at Evolution travel award

This travel award brings talented and diverse undergraduates (domestic and international) to the meeting to present a poster, receive mentoring and participate in a career-oriented 'Undergraduate Futures in Evolutionary Biology' panel and discussion. The program covers travel, registration, and room and board. For more information and to submit an application visit the organizer's website. The next round of awards will be for the 2019 meeting.

 

SSE Graduate Student and Postdoc travel supplements

Graduate student and postdoc members of the SSE can request to be considered for a $500 US travel award. SSE will be providing 100 travel awards for the 2018 Joint Congress in Montpellier. Recipients must present a talk or poster at the meeting and must provide a written explanation of why they need the funds (150 words maximum) as part of the application. To be eligible, applicants must be SSE members at the time of application, must not have received the travel award in the previous year, and postdocs must be fewer than 6 years post-PhD without a permanent position. Funds will be paid in the form of a $500 check in US dollars to be picked up at the meeting in Montpellier. Additional details and a link to the application form are available here: http://www.evolutionmeetings.org/evolution-2018---montpellier-france.html.


SSE International travel stipends

These stipends support attendance at the conference for scientists at various stages of their professional career (e.g., Masters/PhD students, postdocs, and lecturers). You must be a member of the SSE. Those working in countries with high GDP are not eligible. For additional information and the application procedure, consult the SSE International Committee page. Deadline for application is January 31, 2018.


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