SEEDS Graduate Alumni Travel Awards:
The SEEDS program offers Alumni Participation Awards to former SEEDS students who continued their education to a graduate degree and wish to attend the ESA Annual Meeting and serve as near peers in the support network for SEEDS undergraduate students.
The 108th ESA Annual Meeting – ESA for ALL Ecologist will be held in Portland, Oregon from August 6-11, 2023.
Selected Graduate Students will receive:
- $1,000 travel award to attend the ESA Annual Meeting
- Mentoring experience with a group of undergraduate students
- Networking opportunities at SEEDS only events
- Give back to your SEEDS family!
- Participation in a past SEEDS event as an undergraduate (Field Trips, ESA Annual Meetings, Leadership Meetings or Fellowship)
- Attended a large science meeting, such as ESA.
- Completed or are currently enrolled in a graduate program in an institution within the United States
- Submit a presentation for the ESA Annual Meeting – HERE. Deadline is February 23, 2023 at 5PM ET.
- Must agree to follow all COVID meeting requirements
Participants are selected based on; potential for serving as a mentor or teacher, and demonstrated pursuit of a career in ecology and commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented students. Each selected SEEDS Alumni will be mentoring a group of undergraduate participants.
Preference will be given to students who:
- have experience mentoring
- demonstrate the pursuit of ecology (i.e. attending graduate school)
- plan to present research at the meeting
- exhibit promise in contributing to the ecology program at their home institution or in their community
- show promise as an educator or mentor.
Students that submit abstracts to present have a better chance of being selected for the award.
- Contact Information
- Academic Information
- Meeting presentations (oral or poster) information – you submit that directly with ESA, we just need the presentation code. *This is not a requirement to participate*
- Resume or CV (PDF preferred – add your name to the document title)
- An Essay (500 word max.)
Click on the image above to visit the SEEDS Application Portal
Application deadline is March 10, 2023 at midnight