number of travel grants of $500 each will be awarded to domestic
graduate and undergraduate students attending the ASHS Annual
Conference. In addition, a limited number of grants of $750 will be available to international students. Recipients must be presenting papers at the Annual
Conference and a member of ASHS.
To be eligible, again, students must be a current member of ASHS, enrolled in horticultural science as a
major course of study and must have submitted a completed abstract for presentation at the ASHS Annual Conference (and paid the abstract submission fee).
Individual travel grants will be awarded on the basis of merit and
geographical distribution, and an attempt will be made to distribute
awards fairly among undergraduate and graduate students.
As part of the application, you will be asked to attach a document from your Department head on letterhead listing all of the students from you institution that are applying for a travel grant. Next to each students name should be a ranking of how travel grants should be distributed in order determined by the Department head. Please note PhD candidate, Masters or Undergraduate.
will be handled by the Scholarship Awards Committee. Applications must be submitted to ASHS Headquarters by 4 April. Any submissions received after April 4, will not be eligible for consideration.
Award selection and notification will be made by 31 May.
Travel grants are distributed at the ASHS Annual Conference. Again, you must be a member at the time of the conference.
Each student must pay to register and then actually attend the Annual Conference in order to receive his or her check (The check will be in the registration packet). Packets must be picked up and signed for by the award recipient.
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Additional travel grant opportunities available from the Industry Division.
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