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Ben Wang <[log in to unmask]>
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UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 13:15:32 -0500
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Hello again,

This is the promised message about travel scholarships for the Society for
Conservation Biology meeting.



>The Society for Conservation Biology has funds available of up to
>$1,000.00 per individual to assist graduate students and postdoctoral
>researchers with travel costs to attend and present a poster or paper at
>the 1998 Society for Conservation Biology annual meeting to be held at
>Macquarie University, Sydney Australia, July 13 - 16, 1998.
>Selection of awards will be based on a one page request which includes an
>abstract of the talk or poster that demonstrates the general principles
>of conservation biology or ecology as well as the importance of the work
>to problem-solving.
>The applicant should include a short paragraph explaining how this
>opportunity might help in chapter development, or how the experience
>might make a contribution to the professional development of the Society
>for Conservation Biology or to building international collaboration.
>Grants are available to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers
>living in the United States.  Applicant must be a member in good standing
>with the Society for Conservation Biology for 1998.
>The funding, $15,000 total, is provided by the National Science Foundation.
>Submit letter of application, which includes an abstract, vita,paragraph
>on how this opportunity may benefit SCB and an indication of any funding
>sources that may help fund your attendance at the SCB annual meeting.
>The application deadline is February 28, 1998.  Send application
>materials to:
>Society for Conservation Biology
>ATTN:  Sandy Andelman
>Environmental Science & Management
>4670 Physical Science North
>University of California
>Santa Barbara CA  93106-5131
>e-mail  [log in to unmask]
>Additional information about the annual meeting is available through the
>Society's web page at