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

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. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM (EST) on March 31, 2017 and awardees will be notified by April 6.

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. To be eligible, they must present a talk or poster and must provide a written explanation of why they need the funds (150 words maximum). They must also not have received the travel award in the previous year, and postdocs must be fewer than 6 years post-PhD without a permanent position. Applications are made during main conference registration and will be accepted until the end of early registration (i.e. midnight on Apr. 15). Applicants will be informed of the outcome by May 15th at the latest.

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 Interntaional Committee page. Deadline for application is March 31, 2017.


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