[MARMAM] SMM conference travel grants for Pacific Northwest students

Stephanie Norman stephanie at marine-med.com
Tue Aug 11 16:05:50 PDT 2015


The American Cetacean Society-Puget Sound Chapter (ACS/PS) would like to
encourage local student participation in the Society for Marine
Mammalogy's *21st
Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals* (San Francisco,
California, 13-18 December 2015) by offering travel grants for ACS Student
Members.



*Three* student travel grants ($500 each) will be selected by *lottery
system* from all eligible applications received by the *Friday, 28 August
2015 *deadline.



*One (1) grant will be restricted to research related to acoustics or
hearing in cetacean populations occurring within the waters of Alaska,
Oregon, Washington, or British Columbia*



*Two (2) grants will be open for any type of research in cetaceans within
the waters of Alaska, Oregon, Washington, or British Columbia*



*To qualify for this grant, you need to:*



   1. Make sure you are a current ACS member at the time of submission.
   Application for membership to ACS may be completed at the following
   website:

http://acsonline.org/support-acs/become-member/

   1. Be currently enrolled as a student at a recognized academic
   institution.
   2. Be first author on an accepted oral or poster presentation.
   3. Register for the conference by the early registration deadline (
   www.marinemammalscience.org).
   4. Currently reside and study within the *Pacific Northwest* region of
   the US or Canada (WA, OR, AK, or British Columbia).

*To apply:*

   1. Submit a title and abstract (as submitted and accepted by the Society
   for Marine Mammalogy).
   2. Give your name and school affiliation.
   3. E-mail your application to: acspsgrants at acspugetsound.org

Note: As an awardee, you will be asked to present your poster or oral talk
at a future ACS/PS general meeting in Seattle, or provide a summary report
of your poster/spoken presentation for possible inclusion in future ACS
publications.



*The student travel grant application period closes Friday 28 August 2015
(11:59pm PST)!*



Notification of the student travel grant awards will be made by Friday, 4
September 2015.



IMPORTANT: If you are selected for an award, you will need to make sure you
register for the conference by the end of the early registration period (30
September 2015) or the award will be given to someone else.



For questions or to submit your application, contact Dr. Stephanie Norman,
ACS/PS Grants Chair: acspsgrants at acspugetsound.org


Thank you,
Stephanie


Stephanie A. Norman, DVM, MS, PhD
Marine-Med: Marine Research, Epidemiology, and Veterinary Medicine
206-321-0249
Web: www.marine-med.com
E-mail: stephanie at marine-med.com
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