Awards

Presentation Awards

Travel Awards

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Presentation Awards

Eugene P. Odum Award

The Eugene P. Odum Award is sponsored by the Southeastern Chapter of the Ecological Society of America. This award is given annually for the best student oral presentation  on ecological research at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists [ASB].

Previous recipients of the Eugene P. Odum Award

How to Apply for the Eugene P. Odum Award

  1. Recipient must be an undergraduate or graduate student.
  2. To be considered for the award, the student must: [a] submit an abstract and all pertinent information [including a request to be considered for the Odum Award] to the ASB meeting Program Director by the last date for submission of abstracts as published in the Southeastern Biology, and [2] submit a copy of the abstract and pertinent information to the Chair of the Odum Award Committee on or before the last date of submission of the abstracts. Failing to submit an abstract to the Chair of the Award Committee will result in that student NOT being considered for the award.
  3. The research presented for considered for the award must primarily be of the student’s own design and must be a culmination of their work. Presentations that describe just preliminary work and data will NOT be considered for the award. The student must present the paper described by the submitted abstract [within reason]. Presentation of a totally different project will result in the student NOT being considered for the award.
  4. See the “Call for Papers” (September) issue of Southeastern Biology for details on submitting your abstract for the meeting and for the award.

Elsie Quarterman-Catherine Keever Award

The Elsie Quarterman-Catherine Keever Award is sponsored by the Southeastern Chapter of the Ecological Society of America. This award is given annually for the most outstanding student poster presentation on ecological research at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists [ASB].

Previous recipients of the Quarterman-Keever Award

How to Apply for the Quarterman-Keever Award

  1. Recipient must be an undergraduate or graduate student.
  2. To be considered for the award, the student must: [a] submit an abstract and all pertinent information [including a request to be considered for the Quarterman-Keever Award] to the ASB meeting Program Director by the last date for submission of abstracts as published in the Southeastern Biology, and [2] submit a copy of the abstract and pertinent information to the Chair of the Quarterman-Keever Award Committee on or before the last date of submission of the abstracts. Failing to submit an abstract to the Chair of the Award Committee will result in that student NOT being considered for the award.
  3. The research presented for considered for the award must primarily be of the student’s own design and must be a culmination of their work. Presentations that describe just preliminary work and data will NOT be considered for the award. The student must present the paper described by the submitted abstract [within reason]. Presentation of a totally different project will result in the student NOT being considered for the award.
  4. See the “Call for Papers” (September) issue of Southeastern Biology for details on submitting your abstract for the meeting and for the award.

Travel Awards

A 2018 business meeting vote approved Student Travel Awards to annual meetings for both ASB and ESA beginning in 2019!

    ASB: 1 Undergrad + 1 Graduate award ($250 + banquet ticket)
    ESA: 2 Graduate Student Travel Awards ($300 each)

Please check back in early 2019 for more details.
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Search for additional Awards available through ESA and other Chapters and Sections.
(For additional awards available for the annual ASB meeting, see here).