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Student Travel Awards

The Willi Hennig Society

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Grant amount: Up to US $1,200

Fields of work: Evolutionary Biology Systematics

Applicant type: Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 1 year of receiving their PhD


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Overview:

About the Society

The Hennig Society was founded in 1980 with the expressed purpose of promoting the field of Phylogenetic Systematics. Hennig’s idea that groups of organisms, or taxa, should be recognized and formally named only in cases where they are evolutionarily real entities, that is “monophyletic”, at first was controversial. It is now the prevailing approach to modern systematics.

The Society has a strong international character. It meets once a year, typically only every other year, in North America. The journal Cladistics is the official publication of the Willi Hennig Society. It comprises a rich mixture of theoretical and empirical peer-reviewed contributions to phylogenetic systematics.

Awards

Awards are made to assist in student travel to the Annual Meeting.

Marie Stopes Award

  • Students who travel from within the same continent where the meeting takes place and will receive US$600 each.

Kurt Milton Pickett Intercontinental Awards

  • Students who travel from outside the continent where the meeting takes place and will receive US$1,200 each.

Applicants will either present an oral paper or poster at the annual meeting and are currently graduate students or have recently finished their Ph.D. (less than one year ago at the time of the meeting).

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants will either present an oral paper or poster at the annual meeting and are currently graduate students or have recently finished their Ph.D. (less than one year ago at the time of the meeting). 
  • Only graduate students and recent Ph.D. graduates are eligible.

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This page was last reviewed May 26, 2021 and last updated May 26, 2021