AAS: Annual Meeting Grant

American Arachnological Society


Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The purpose of the American Arachnological Society is to further the study of Arachnids, foster closer cooperation and understanding between amateur and professional arachnologists, and to publish the Journal of Arachnology. 

The Executive Committee of the American Arachnological Society has approved a proposal to offer up to $2,000 grants to AAS members who agree to host the AAS annual meeting. This money can be used to directly support any meeting-related costs including but not limited to:

  • Meeting banquet
  • Social events
  • Breaks during sessions
  • Transportation costs

The AAS expects hosts to cover standard meeting expenses through attendee registration costs and encourages hosts to use this grant in ways that will improve the quality of the meeting and the opportunities for networking.

Meeting hosts should contact the treasurer for details.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants are arachnologists and members of the society.
  • The grant is for AAS members who agree to host the AAS annual meeting.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.

Ineligibility:

  • The money should not be used as a stipend for the host or to pay the host or meeting assistants for their work on planning the meeting.
  • The money should not be used a loan and the money need not be reimbursed to the AAS treasurer.