STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS

Travel grants of up to $500 will be awarded to a limited number of students!

The Wildlife Society announces the availability of travel grants for TWS student members presenting a technical paper or poster at the Society’s Annual Conference held each fall. Travel grants of up to $500 will be awarded to a limited number of students.

 

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Guidelines

To be eligible, an individual’s paper/poster first must be accepted for presentation by the Program Committee, the organizer of a TWS-sanctioned symposium, or poster session.

The travel grant submission site will open on May 21. Applications and all supporting materials for student travel grants must be received by June 15, 2018.

Please note, grant recipients must pay the appropriate conference registration fee in order to receive their funding.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility standards:

  • A member of The Wildlife Society (if not already a member, join here)
  • A current student, or recent graduate (degree received during 2017 or 2018)
  • Presenting author of the accepted paper or poster
  • Not a recipient of a Student Travel Grant in previous year

 

Application

Completed application via OASIS–online submission which includes:

  1. Projected conference travel expenses
  2. Budget showing any other potential travel funding
  3. Abstract of paper/poster
  4. Draft of poster or PowerPoint presentation to be presented

 

Deadline

The deadline for applications to be received is June 15, 2018. All applicants will be notified of action taken by July 6. Grant recipients must pay the appropriate conference registration fee in order to receive their funding. Please contact Mariah Simmons, msimmons@wildlife.org, with questions regarding the travel grant application.

Many TWS Sections, Chapters, and Working Groups also offer travel grants to attend the TWS Annual Conference. A list of travel grants currently being offered is available here.