Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

7 - 11 July 2019

Student Travel Award

The Local Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Rhizosphere 5 will provide a limited number of travel awards (up to $1,500 CAD) for students attending the conference.

Please note that you must submit an abstract to be considered

for a travel award


     •   Award applicants must be registered at an accredited University or College at the time

         of the conference.

     •   Award applicants must be the presenting author of an oral or a poster presentation

         describing their thesis/dissertation research or other current research.

     •   Funds awarded can be used to cover the cost of registration, travel and associated  

         fees (e.g., visa, travel insurance), accommodation, and meals.

How to apply for the travel award:

     •   Eligible applicants must complete an application form and submit a one-page letter

         describing their reasons for attending the meeting, how the conference will contribute

         to their growth as a scientist, and their financial need.

     •   A short (one-page) letter in support of the student's application—written by their primary

         supervisor—must accompany the application.

     •   Applications and all supporting information must be submitted electronically to the

         Chair of the Awards Committee at:

     •   Application deadline is March 1, 2019; applicants will be notified as to their success

         on March 28, 2019.

Student Travel Awards will be presented during the Closing Ceremony on

Thursday July 11, 2019

Please note that you must be in attendance to receive your travel award

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