Some travel awards will be granted to students and postdocs attending the Fourth International Volvox Conference (Volvox 2017) in St. Louis. Applications are due July 1, 2017. If you are planning to attend the meeting as a student or postdoc, you really should apply.
The application procedure is not too onerous, basically fill out a form and email it in. The size and number of awards are a bit vague, but if years past are any indication, they’ll cover a substantial portion of the costs:
Funds will be disbursed at the Volvox 2017 meeting to attendees who will be chosen based on qualifications and need. Award amounts will depend on total funding available and number of participants requesting assistance. We will do our best to accommodate as many attendees as possible.
The awards are made possible by a grant from the American Genetics Association.