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Grants and Awards

Several types of grants and awards are available to ISA and AAS members to support their attendance at the 2016 International Congress of Arachnology co-hosted by the AAS. Included in the list below are travel grants and research grants that will be available to arachnologists.

AAS Student Travel Grants

Student Travel Grants provide support for high school, undergraduate or graduate student members of the AAS with limited or no funding support, who are presenting authors on a poster or oral presentation at the upcoming AAS meeting. Typical Award $250 to $800. Submission Deadline: March 3rd Chair, Dr. J. Andrew Roberts..  

Schlinger Travel Grant

The Schlinger Travel Grant has been generously provided by the Schlinger Foundation to aid non-student and emeritus scientists interested in attending the annual meetings of the American Arachnological Society. Awards of up to $800 will be considered for active professional arachnologists or retired arachnologists with limited or no funding support who are presenting authors on a poster or oral presentation at the meeting.

To apply, please send an electronic version of the application below to Dr. Karen Cangialosi Dr. Karen Cangialosi no later than March 13, 2017. kcangial@keene.edu

Submission Deadline:March 13th, 2017. Chair:Dr. Karen Cangialosi

 

Non-student Research Grants

The Herb Levi Memorial Fund for Arachnological Research was established by the AAS in 2015 to support non-student AAS members (including post-docs) who receive little to no institutional support for their research programs. The HLMFAR grant is primarily meant to provide seed money to fund fieldwork and to gather preliminary data for future grant proposals. Typical Award: $500 to $2000. Submission Deadline: February 15 each year. Chair, Dr. Petra Sierwald.  

Student Research Grants

The Arachnological Research Fund provides support for undergraduate or graduate student AAS members whose work relates to any aspect of the behavior, ecology, physiology, or evolution of any of the arachnid groups. Awards may be used for field work, laboratory work, museum research (including non-conference travel), expendable supplies, identification of specimens, and/or preparation of figures and drawings for publication. Typical Award: $250 to $1000. Submission Deadline: February 15th each year. Chair, Dr. J. Andrew Roberts - arachnologicalresearchfund@gmail.com

The Vincent Roth Fund for Systematics Research supports undergraduate or graduate student AAS members whose work focuses on the taxonomy or systematics of any arachnid group. Awards may be used for field work, museum research (including non-conference travel), expendable supplies, identification of specimens, and/or for preparation of figures and drawings for publication. Typical Award: $250 to $1000. Submission Deadline: February 15th each year. Chair, Dr. J. Andrew Roberts - arachnologicalresearchfund@gmail.com

Student Paper Presentation Awards

The Student Paper Presentation Awards recognize outstanding work from students presenting oral papers and posters at the annual AAS Meeting. Students wishing to participate must be a member of either AAS or ISA. Students should refer to the Student Paper Guide.The qualification form must be submitted by Abstract deadline for the upcoming meeting.

Annual Meeting Grant

The Executive Committee of the American Arachnological Society has approved a proposal to offer up to $2,000 grants to AAS members who agree to host the AAS annual meeting. Please click here for more information.