Section: Education Section
Award: Up to $1,000 in travel support
Applicable to: Early Career Professionals
Deadline: April 17, 2020
The Early Career Professionals Travel Award was established to promote attendance of recently graduated Early Career Professionals at the Annual Meeting who have made substantial contributions to the field through continued education, outreach, and AFS service. The award provides up to $1,000 in travel support to one individual to attend the annual meeting. Preference will be given to individuals presenting at the meeting, those involved in continuing education or outreach, and those in need of financial assistance for travel.
Requirements for Application
All Early Career Professional members (within 5 years post-graduation), including agency biologists, postdoctoral associates, and faculty are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be considered Early Career Professionals at the time of application (April 17, 2020).
The application should consist of the following:
- Letter of interest describing:
- Service to the Society, AFS sections, divisions, or chapters
- Reasons for attending the meeting;
- Financial need; and
- Career goals (brief).
- Current CV, including
- List of publications and presentations; and
- Honors and awards.
- Anticipated title and abstract of the paper(s) or poster(s) being presented at the annual meeting
Application Address and Deadline
April 17, 2020
The recipient will be notified by May 15, 2020.
Award Recipient Expectations
The award winners will be required to attend the Education Section Business Meeting to receive the award and will also be asked to contribute to the Section's winter newsletter.