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Section Attendance Awards

The ESA Microbial Ecology Section will be offering awards for section members to attend the virtual 2020 annual ESA meeting. These awards are designed to assist our members with paying registration, cost of childcare, and/or any other financial costs incurred by attending the 2020 annual meeting.
 
We encourage students and non-students (technicians, people in-between undergraduate and graduate education, those working in industry, un- or under-employed, people on parental break, post-docs) to apply. It is assumed that recipients will present research.
 
If you are presenting research, please provide:
  1. A personal statement of your research impact and need for support (500 words max), 
  2. A copy of the abstract submitted to the annual meeting,
  3. Proof of membership to the Microbial Ecology Section
  4. Contact information (name, email, affiliation) for reference.

If you do not plan on presenting research, please provide:

  1. Justification for attendance: A statement of your research interests, what you hope to get from the meeting, and of your need for support (500 words max),
  2. Proof of membership to the Microbial Ecology Section
  3. Contact information (name, email, affiliation) for reference.

Applicants to this category will be assessed in a manner consistent with their experience level.
 
Deadline is June 30, 2020 at midnight.