Thursday, April 10, 2014

GSA/GSL Student travel grants to the 3rd YES Congress 2014

The Geological Society of America and the Geological Society of London are offering travel assistance to African students and early career geoscientists to attend the 3rd YES Congress and CAG25. Funds will be distributed in two parts. Upon notification of receipt of the award the societies will provide 75% of the funds. The remaining 25% may be collected at the conference. The YES Congress and CAG25 will  be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 11-16 August 2014.

Application Criteria: You must

1. Be an African undergraduate, graduate student or early career professional geoscientist (no more than 35 years old);
2. Be presenting an oral or poster paper and be able to show that your abstract has been submitted and accepted;
3. Attach a brief statement (up to 300 words) describing how attending the YES and CAG conferences will benefit your career development.

Important Dates:
20th May 2014 - Abstract submission deadline for 3rd YES Congress 
20th June 2014 - Notification of abstract acceptance 
30 May 2014 - Application deadline for travel grant
30 June 2014 - Notification of travel grant award

Kindly see the link to the travel grant application's site:

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