ASPB 2017 Women's Young Investigator Travel Award
ASPB is now accepting applications via electronic submission for Women’s Young Investigator Travel Awards to attend Plant Biology 2017 which will be held this year in Honolulu, Hawaii from June 24-28, 2017. The goal of the program is to increase attendance of young female investigators who are within the first five years of their appointment in academic faculty-level positions, government research positions, or industry research scientist positions, as well as experienced postdocs. Awardees must hold positions at an academic, industrial, or government institution. The Society has allotted $7000 to be given out in increments of $1000 for this program.
ELIGIBILTY: (Eligible women must meet these criteria)
SUBMISSION: (omission of one of these components will make your submission ineligible)
Applicants must submit:
Selection criteria will be based on the science and the quality of the abstract relative to the amount of time as a young investigator, and on financial need. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted electronically by Wednesday, December 14, 2016 (11:59 p.m. ET). Applicants who are selected to receive a grant will be notified by email by January 23, 2017.
Awardees are encouraged to register and secure housing for Plant Biology 2017 well in advance of the early-bird deadline.