Friday, January 31, 2014

Travel Awards to 8th ISH Congress in Cusco, Peru

July 2025, 2014

  Call for Proposals

Due: February 27, 2014

The International Society of Hymenopterists invites student and postgraduate researchers (recently graduated or postdoctoral researchers) to submit applications for travel awards to the 8th congress in Peru from July 20-25, 2014. Funding for awards is limited, with a maximum award of $1500 plus a registration waiver ($240). Proposals will be competitively judged based on a consideration of the following factors: a) presentation of a poster or oral presentation (abstract and title included); b) one page resume; c) one page letter from supervisor, d) indication of any other potential funding source.

Travel Award Program Details:

1.  Eligibility: current graduate and postgraduate students; must be members in good standing of the International Hymenopterists Society; eligible applicants may not have received a previous ISH travel award (i.e., to ICE in Korea).

2.  Provide a brief budget for the trip. Are other funding sources available? 

3.   Awards: Typical award amounts will range from $500 to $1500 plus a waiver of registration fees.

4.   Applications: in single spaced 12 point Times, 1 inch margins:

A.   1 page that includes the title and abstract of the presentation (indicate if you plan a poster or oral presentation), a brief outline of the overall research being conducted, and a brief budget (<$1500).  Please be realistic about what you will need. Also, please state if you can still attend with a lesser award ($500-1000 plus a registration waiver).

B.   1-2 page detailed biography with publications and presentations.

C.   1 page statement from your Major Professor (or advisor) that 
       indicates your status and a recommendation for this award.

Please email applications as a single pdf file to Jim Whitfield ( on or before February 27, 2014.

Successful applicants will be notified around mid-­March.