Jessica Lang


CSTWS Student "Travel" Awards: TWS Annual Conference 

The application period for the TWS Annual Conference Student Travel Award is currently OPEN!

The Canadian Section of The Wildlife Society (CSTWS) is pleased to provide a travel award for CSTWS student members presenting a paper or poster at The Wildlife Society’s 29th annual conference in Spokane, Washington on Nov. 6 – 10, 2022. Travel Awards are for up to $1000 but typically are $500/student. Successful applicants will be asked to provide a short article about their trip for the CSTWS Newsletter.

To be eligible, an individual’s paper/poster must be accepted for presentation by the Canadian Section’s Program Committee, but students should apply for the Travel Award in advance of receiving notification from the Program Committee. Applications and all supporting materials for student travel awards must be received by 1 September 2022.


Applicants must:

  • Not have received Canadian Section Travel Award support within the last 12 months,
  • Be a member of the Canadian Section,
  • Be a current student or recent graduate (degree received within the last 12 months),
  • Be senior author and presenter of the accepted paper or poster,


Application form

Applicants must email the following to Garth Mowat (, please indicate Travel Award in the subject field):

  1. Completed application form signed by student and advisor (signed and scanned);
  2. Applicable additional information about conference travel expenses; and
  3. Abstract of paper/poster that was submitted to the Program Committee.

The deadline for completed applications to be received is 1 September 2022. All applicants will be notified of the outcome by mid-September.


CSTWS Student Travel Awards: Canadian Section Joint Conference

The application period for the CSTWS Annual Conference and AGM Student Travel Award is currently closed.

Each year, the CTWS helps provide funding opportunities for students to help offset the travel costs associated with attendance at our Annual Joint Conference and AGM. Additional details will be made available several months before the next conference. The maximum amount that can be requested is $500.

Eligibility criteria include:

  1. Applicant did not receive Canadian Section Travel Award support within the last 12 months
  2. Applicant is a current member of the Canadian Section
  3. Applicant is a current student or recent graduate (degree received within the last 12 months)
  4. Applicant is the senior author and presenter of an accepted paper or poster.

Applicants should fill out our application form and submit their application to our Awards committee ( Non-members can join today by clicking HERE.

For all Awards inquiries, please email our Awards committee at



TWS Travel Awards for the Annual TWS Conference 

The Wildlife Society offers several grants (mostly to students, but some are available to professionals) to assist with travel costs to the Annual TWS Conference. For more information, please click HERE.