Are awarded for travel to the Palynological Society’s Annual Meetings
The AASP – The Palynological Society is pleased to announce its Student Travel Awards program for 2023. These awards are designed to support travel for student members who intend to present a talk or poster at the annual meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, June 6 – 10, 2023.
The amount of funding awarded to successful applicants varies and is based on their needs.
Please download the application form AASP_Travel_Award_Application_2023_Updated
Part A of this form is to be completed by the student, and Part B by the student’s faculty supervisor. Applications must be accompanied by a photograph of the student (*.jpeg format) for publication in the society’s newsletter.
The applicant’s supervisor must submit both parts A and B either as Word or PDF file to
Awards Committee Chair:
Marie L. Thomas, Ph.D. (Houston, USA)
Please ensure that you have completed both parts A and B of this application form.
The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2023. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. As per society awards policy, only students who are registered AASP – TPS members are eligible to apply. Applications from non-members will not be accepted.
We are requiring a detailed budget in this year’s application. Please thoroughly research all expenses associated with travel to the U.S. including visas, travel documents (passports),vaccinations, transportation (airfare and ground transportation), hotels/lodging, and meals. Applications without an itemized budget will be rejected.
To visit the United States, visitors will need either an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) or a visa.
- Visitors from the member countries of the Visa Waiver Program should fill out an ESTA application on the following website: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/. The list of countries can be found on this website.
- Visitors from non-member countries of the Visa Waiver Program will require a visa. Further information can be found on this website https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/tourism-visit/visitor.html#apply.
Please keep in mind when applying for a visa that it can be a timely process and if you plan on attending the conference, we encourage you to start as soon as possible.