Applications invited for ICCB 2019 Travel Reimbursement Awards

Applications invited for ICCB 2019 Travel Reimbursement Awards

Organization: Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Event Duration: 21 Jul. 2019 - 25 Jul. 2019

Apply By: 15 Mar 2019

Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is a global community of nearly 5,000 members from over 140 countries dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving Earth’s biological diversity.

ICCB is recognized as one of the most important international meeting for conservation professionals and students. ICCBs are a forum for addressing conservation challenges. They are the global venue for presenting and discussing new research and developments in conservation science and practice. 

ICCB 2019 Travel Reimbursement Awards – Applications Open

The deadline to submit an application for ICCB 2019 Travel Awards is 15 March at 11:59 p.m US Eastern Standard Time. All applications must be submitted online.

Required information for the application:

  • First Name  
  • Last Name  
  • Email Address 
  • Are you a current member of SCB? (SCB member are given priority consideration)
  • Applicant Type 
  • Country where you work and/or attend university 
  • Did you submit an abstract for ICCB?  (Abstract submitter are given priority consideration)
  • Abstract Title
  • In 80 words or less, please explain why you (or your university/organization) is unable or limited to cover the travel costs of attending ICCB2019.  
  • In 80 words or less, please explain how ICCB 2019 will help advance your contribution to conservation. 
  • In 80 words or less, please explain how your work and service has contributed to conservation.  
  • Current CV

The applications will be reviewed and decisions announced by the week of 1 April 2019.

ICCB Travel Awards will help off-set some of the awardees’ expenses to attend SCB's 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2019) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 21-25 July 2019.

The availability of travel reimbursement funds is determined by the amount of money raised through sponsorships and the amount provided to the awardees will vary based on location, need, and priority status.

  • Applicants need to meet one of the following essential required applicant type:
  • Full-time graduate (Master or PhD level equally considered), or undergraduate, students currently enrolled at a university based in a developing country (this criterion applies regardless of citizenship). Priority will be given to graduate students over undergraduate students based on a 70/30 ratio.
  • Early career researchers based in a developing country and whose salary does not come directly from sources in developed countries.  This criterion applies regardless of your country of citizenship. An early career researcher is anyone employed and conducting research within three years of having completed a Masters or a PhD degree.
  • Staff from NGOs based full-time in a developing country. Priority will be given to those travelling internationally on a 70/30 ratio.

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