International Urban Wildlife Conference

2017


Hosted by San Diego State University and
The Wildlife Society's Urban Wildlife Working Group
San Diego, California, USA
June 4-7

UWWG Student Scholarship Application Guidelines

The Urban Wildlife Working Group of The Wildlife Society (UWWG) makes funds available to students to encourage their participation in the International Urban Wildlife Conference. These funds can be used for partial reimbursement of transportation, lodging, registration, and meal expenses. Travel grants of up to $500 will be awarded to selected recipients, and made available contingent upon registering for the conference.

An individual is eligible for consideration if s/he is a current student or recent graduate (within past 2 years).

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Completed application form signed by student and advisor
  2. Abstract of talk/poster (if presenting)
  3. Evidence of abstract acceptance (if presenting)
  4. Outline, draft, or final talk/poster (if presenting)

Application scoring will be based on completeness. Priority will be given to students presenting a talk. Membership in The Wildlife Society and the Urban Working Groups is preferred but not required. The application and all of the requested materials should be submitted to UrbanWildlifeConference@gmail.com by March 17, 2017. The email should include the words ‘Student Scholarship Application’ and the applicant's name in the subject heading. Microsoft Word documents and pdfs are acceptable formats. Grant applicants will be informed of their acceptance/denial around April 1, 2017 via email. At that time, grant recipient needs to provide documentation of conference registration to receive funding.

UWWG International Scholars Application Guidelines

The Urban Wildlife Working Group of The Wildlife Society (UWWG) makes funds available to international scholars to encourage their participation in the International Urban Wildlife Conference. These funds can be used for partial reimbursement of transportation, lodging, registration, and meal expenses. Travel grants of up to $750 will be awarded to selected recipients, and made available contingent upon registering for the conference.

An individual is eligible for consideration if s/he is living and working outside of the United States and Canada.

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Completed and signed application
  2. Abstract of talk/poster (if presenting)
  3. Evidence of abstract acceptance (if presenting)
  4. Outline, draft, or final talk/poster (if presenting)

Application scoring will be based on completeness, the quality of their abstract and if the talk is part of a symposium. Membership in The Wildlife Society and the Urban Working Groups is preferred but not required. The application and all of the requested materials should be submitted to UrbanWildlifeConference@gmail.com by March 17, 2017. The email should include the words ‘International Travel Application’ and the applicant's name in the subject heading. Microsoft Word documents and pdfs are acceptable formats. Grant applicants will be informed of their acceptance/denial around April 1, 2017 via email. At that time, grant recipient needs to provide documentation of conference registration to receive funding.