Challenger Society Travel Awards

Challenger Society for Marine Science


Grant amount: £250 - £500

Next anticipated deadline: May 15, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Aug 15, 2018, Nov 15, 2018, Feb 15, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference

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 Kingdom

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Overview:

The Challenger Society has members in Universities, research institutes, regulatory agencies and more widely in the UK and indeed worldwide. The society thereby is the main academic society representing the UK academic marine research community. It also has strong links to and members with the UK marine technology sector and policy community. The UK marine science community is strong, large and world-leading with its ships and scientists operating around the world. The Society was founded in 1906 and over a century later brings together scientists working and researching in all areas of the marine sciences.

Travel awards are available to assist postgraduate students and Masters Degree students in their 4th year who are members of the Challenger Society to attend scientific conferences or participate in cruises and field work. It is possible to apply for travel awards to the value of £200 for UK travel or £500 for international travel during your period of study.

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

Eligibility:

  • Masters Degree students in their 4th year of study may apply for one award, either a UK travel award OR an international travel award
  • MSc students may apply for one award, either a UK travel award OR an international travel award.
  • PhD students may apply for two awards, i.e., both UK, both international or one of each.

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

Preferences:

  • Priority will be given to students who have had a paper or poster accepted for a recognised conference.