SEERS is offering up to 5 student travel awards of $150 each to qualifying students attending the Spring 2018 meeting in St. Augustine, FL, March 8-10, 2018.  To qualify for a student travel award, students must:

Be enrolled at a college or university for the Spring 2018 semester;

Be a SEERS member in good standing at the time of the meeting;

Be registered for the SEERS Spring 2018 meeting and have submitted an abstract for presentation (oral or poster) at the meeting;

Submit SEERS Student Travel Award Application Form with attached abstract by February 16 at 11:59 PM​.  All information on application form must be complete.  Your Advisor’s signature must be on application.  Failure to meet these criteria will disqualify the student from a travel award.

Please note that only one award can be granted per presentation.  Also, students receiving awards must be present to give their presentation at the published time.  For posters, the official presentation time will be the time during which posters are being judged regardless of whether the poster is entered in the student competition.  If more applications are received than the number of grants available, priority will be given to students who (a) have not won an award in the past two years and (b) have demonstrated financial need.

The Form with advisor’s signature and attached abstract must be emailed by 11:59 PM onFriday 16 February, 2018​, to Cassondra Thomas (​​).  PDF files are preferred.  Recipients of the travel awards will be notified by 20 February, 2018, and are encouraged to attend the SEERS Business Meeting to receive their checks.  You may direct any questions to Cassondra Thomas (​) before the deadline.