The APS-CD Travel Award is intended to increase opportunities for students attending the Division Meeting. Two travel awards of $1,000 each will be available to APS-CD student members giving oral presentations at the division meeting. A 1-3 page resume or CV, the abstract to be submitted for the oral presentation at the meeting, two recommendation letters (one should be from the thesis or dissertation advisor) and a 3-4 paragraph essay explaining his/her vision and goals as it relates to plant pathology research should be submitted by email to the APS-CD Secretary-Treasurer (Dr. Consuelo Estevez De Jensen, firstname.lastname@example.org) and copied to the Divisional Forum Representative (Dr. Ronald D. French-Monar, email@example.com) by April 22, 2015 (5:00 pm Central Time Zone). Awardees will be notified on or before May 5, 2015.
Students must:a. be enrolled as a regular student in an accredited University in the Caribbean, Greater and Lesser Antilles, Central and South America or active members working in subtropical or tropical world zones at the time the paper is submittedb. be a member in good standing of the Division at the time the paper is submittedc. be sole or senior author of the paperd. present the paper orally at the annual meeting of the Division
Students who receive a travel award will not be eligible to apply for a travel award the following year. Preference will be given to students who have never received an APS-CD divisional travel award. Students who receive a travel award will compete in the student oral paper competition.
Send applications (resume/CV, letters of recommendation, and essay) by email to the APS-CD President and copied to the Divisional Forum Representative (Dr. Ronald D. French-Monar, firstname.lastname@example.org).
University of Puerto Rico
Margarita R. Marroquin-Guzman