Policy: AIBS Congressional Visits Day Grants

Contributed by kjm34 on Jan 23, 2019 - 10:06 PM

The SSE Public Policy Committee [1] is pleased to offer grants to SSE members to attend science communication and advocacy training [2] held by the American Institute for Biological Sciences (AIBS) on March 25-27 in Washington, DC. In addition to the training, participants will speak with their elected congressional representatives during meetings organized by AIBS. Scientists and graduate students who are interested in communicating the importance of federal investments in scientific research and education to lawmakers are encouraged to participate in this valuable workshop. Funding will cover economy travel and reasonable lodging. To apply, please complete this application [3] before January 28, 2019. Read statements from last year’s funded participants here [4].

  1. http://evolutionsociety.org//content/policy.html
  2. http://evolutionsociety.org/https://www.aibs.org/public-policy/congressional_visits_day.html
  3. http://evolutionsociety.org/https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSedsxZsQrgGSJYRH61NezK34Jje1RgJHAeHzzIHQogvksYpRg/viewform
  4. http://evolutionsociety.org//news/display/2018/5/10/sse-sponsorship-highlight-aibs-congressional-visits-day/
  5. http://evolutionsociety.org/'https://evolutionsociety.org/tag/new-faculty-profiles/'