Jessica Lang

 

CSTWS Student Travel Awards: Canadian Section Joint Conference

The application period for the CSTWS student travel awards is currently CLOSED.

Each year, the CSTWS helps provide funding opportunities for students to help offset the travel costs associated with attendance at our Annual Joint Conference and AGM. This year, the conference will be hosted with the Alberta Chapter in Jasper, Alberta from March 8th - 10th. 

Deadline: January 26, 2024

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. Non-members can join today by clicking HERE.
  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.

*Although a student's paper/poster must be accepted for presentation by the Program Committee to receive an award, students should apply for the award prior to being notified by the Program Committee of abstract acceptance. 

Application Materials: Applicants should email the application to awards@cstws.ca. Please indicate "CSTWS Student Travel Award 2024 Application" in the subject field. 

Materials to be submitted include (in one PDF document):

  1. Completed application form signed by student and advisor (scanned); find application from HERE. 
  2. Statement outlining total, expected conference expenses and sources including those requested from the Canadian Section.
  3. Abstract of paper/poster that was submitted to the Program Committee.

 

 

CSTWS Student Travel Awards: TWS Annual Conference 

The application period for the CSTWS student travel awards to the TWS annual conference is currently CLOSED. Please check again in the coming months for travel awards to attend the 2024 TWS Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland (October 19-23, 2024)

We encourage Canadian Section Student Members can apply for the following travel award. Each Travel Award will be up to $500 CDN, and we anticipate four awards will be available. Successful applicants will be required to provide a write-up for the CSTWS Newsletter describing their trip to the conference.

Eligibility.

Applicants must:

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

Although a student’s paper/poster must be accepted for presentation by the Canadian Section’s Program Committee to receive the Award, students should apply for the award before being notified by the Program Committee of abstract acceptance.

Application materials: Applicants must email the application materials to awards@cstws.ca, please indicate “CSTWS Student Travel Award 2024 Application” in the subject field.

All materials should be submitted as a single PDF file and include:
1.    Completed application form signed by student and advisor (scanned); 
2.    Applicable additional information about conference travel expenses summarized on the Application Form; and
3.    Abstract of paper/poster that was submitted to the Program Committee.
 

 

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.