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Travel grants for the Ocean Sciences Meeting

The Ocean Sciences Meeting Early Career Scientist Travel Grant provides travel assistance to those presenting at the Ocean Sciences Meeting. All early career scientists presenting at the meeting may apply, but preference is given to applicants from demographic groups that are underrepresented in the sciences.

Applications open: 17 July 2019

Application deadline: 18 September 2019

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Eligibility and application requirements

To demonstrate eligibility for the Ocean Sciences Meeting Early Career Scientist Travel Grant you must meet the following criteria and requirements for your application. Preference for the Ocean Sciences Meeting Early Career Scientist Travel Grant is given first to applicants from groups that are underrepresented in the sciences.

  • 1
    Be a current early career scientist member of AGU, the Oceanography Society, or the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography
  • 2
    Be within 10 years of your terminal degree
  • 3
    Have successfully submitted an abstract prior to filling out your travel grant application. You must include your abstract reference number on the application
  • 4
    Be a first author presenting a paper or poster at the Ocean Sciences Meeting
  • 5
    Demonstrate sufficient funding resources to cover your meeting registration and travel expenses
  • 6
    Demonstrate strong scientific merit in your abstract to application reviewers

Grant payment

If offered a travel grant, you must check in at the meeting as proof of attendance. Grant funds will be sent to recipients after the meeting. You must pay your own meeting registration fee. Grants do not require receipts for expenses as this grant does not fund any particular portion of travel. Grant awards are $500 for U.S. and Canadian attendees and $1,000 for international attendees.

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Leslie Marasco

Student and Diversity Program Manager

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Carissa Lundquist

Student Grants and Scholarship Coordinator

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