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Awards

Presentation Awards

Travel Awards

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Student 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.

Student Travel Awards

ASB Student Travel Award

The Southeastern Chapter sponsors one graduate and one undergraduate award, each for $250 plus a ticket to the banquet, to support travel to the Chapter’s annual regional meeting with the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB) in April. Applications should follow the guidelines for ASB travel awards and be submitted directly to ASB during abstract submission (usually mid-February).

ESA Student Travel Award

The Southeast Chapter sponsors two $300 graduate student awards to support travel to the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The student must be the presenting author on a paper or poster. To apply, send the following information by email to the SE Chapter Chair by May 1, 2019: a copy of the ESA abstract, brief statement that details other (if any) funding for the travel, and brief supporting statement from the advisor or other faculty member.
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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).