Availability of US Department of Energy Travel Awards for the Conference

Photosynthesis from Light to Life: an ISPR Meeting in Conjunction with Plant Biology 2018

The US Department of Energy – Basic Energy Sciences has provided funding for Post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and Undergraduates.  This award will partially offset the travel and registration cost of attending the Photosynthesis: From Light to Life meeting in Montreal following the Plant Biology 2018 meeting.  The awards will be announced on the Website and payments made following attendance of the meeting directly to the awardee.  The level of the award is varied with Post-Docs ($500), Graduate Students ($400) and Undergraduates ($300) with 23 awards offered. 

To apply send:

1) Copy of meeting abstract for talk or poster (whether or not it has been submitted yet)

2) Current CV (include a statement of your interest in photosynthesis research)

3) A letter of support from your mentor

Please submit in one combined PDF to: tsharkey@msu.edu.

Please use the subject line: DOE Travel Award 2018

Deadline for consideration: Friday June 8, 2018

Awards will be announced as soon as possible after this date and also at the awards ceremony in Montreal.

Applications will be judged by the Organizing Committee and will be paid via a check following the conference.  Although attendance is required receipts will not be required for this award.