Applications are invited each year for Pacific Division Student Travel Awards. The awards are intended to increase opportunities for students attending institutions within the Pacific Division region to participate in APS Pacific Division meetings. Up to eight awards of $500 each will be available to APS/APS Pacific Division student members giving oral presentations either at the Pacific Division meeting, or at the APS Annual meeting when it is combined with the Pacific Division meeting.
1) Student must be enrolled as a regular student in an accredited University in the Pacific Division at the time the paper is submitted2) Student must be a member in good standing of the Pacific Division at the time the paper is submitted3) Student must be sole or senior author of the paper4) Student must present the paper orally at a meeting of the Pacific Division5) Student must compete in the Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competion in the year they apply for the travel award.6) Student must submit a complete application package.
Note: Students who receive an award will not be eligible to apply for an award the following year. Preference will be given to students who have never received a division travel award.
The application package requires the following:
Submit Word files via e-mail of the two abstracts, supporting letter and bio sketch to the current APS Pacific Division President, Kendra Baumgartner by May 30, 2018. Abstracts should include a justification, objectives, methods, results, and significance of the research. Abstracts will be evaluated by a committee based on the inclusion of these elements, clarity of the writing, and novelty and importance of the research presented.