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
Travel Awards for Brazilian Researchers

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.

 

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 50 travel awards for the Evolution 2019 meeting in Providence, RI. 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. The application will be part of meeting registration.

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 March 31, 2019.

Travel Awards for Brazilian Researchers

We are pleased to announce a limited-time travel award for students, postdocs, and early-career researchers conducting research in Brazil to attend Evolution 2019 in Providence, RI. This award is made possible by the surplus of funds from the 2015 Evolution meeting in Guarujá, Brazil. Applicants must be (1) a current member of SSE, ASN, SSB, or the Sociedade Brasileira de Genética, (2) conducting research at a university or institution in Brazil, (3) a current graduate student or within 6 years of finishing their PhD, and (4) presenting a talk or poster at the meeting. Apply here by January 15. Clique aqui para a versão em português.


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