Student & Early Career Information

Grant & Awards

Student Travel Awards

A limited number of travel awards will be available for students to defray the costs of registration and/or travel. In order to apply for a Student Travel Award, you must complete the Student Travel Award Application along with your conference registration.  In order for your Student Travel Award Application to be considered, it must be submitted at the same time your meeting registration, payment, and abstract are submitted and received in accordance with all meeting deadlines.  Any applicant must be a student member of any one of the three sponsoring societies and presenting at this meeting.  Additionally, students for consideration should not be a recipient of previous travel awards from any of the three sponsoring societies. Travel awards will be paid in U.S. dollars only. 

Outstanding Student Presentation Awards

Awards will be given for the most outstanding posters and talks presented by students at the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting.  To be eligible, a student must be a member of one of the sponsoring societies and first author on research that has not been presented previously at other scientific meetings.  Presentations will be judged on the basis of innovation/scientific insight, quality of experimental design/methods, and clarity/effectiveness of presentation.  All eligible presentations will be evaluated in consideration for the awards. 

ASLO Early Career Travel Awards (ASLO Members)

A limited number of travel grants will be available for ASLO early career members to defray the cost of registration and/or travel to the meeting.  Early career (EC) is defined as non-student members, within 10 years of their terminal degree.  ASLO early career travel award applications must be submitted at the same time as the meeting registration and abstract submission and payment of both fees. To be eligible, EC criteria must be fulfilled, and all fees should be received in accordance with all meeting deadlines. (Travel awards will be paid in U.S. dollars only.)