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  • IWSS Student Travel Grant to The 26th APWSS in Kyoto, Japan

  • The IWSS has decided to support travel for the chosen students to present their research outcomes in oral or poster session at the 26th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference (http://www.c-linkage.co.jp/apwss2017/; http://apwss.org/), which will be held in Kyoto, Japan, between 19 and 22 September 2017. The Student Travel Grant will be given up to three graduate students (MSc and PhD) at USD 500 per student. Regarding the Grant from the IWSS, please refer to the attached criteria for selection of awardees.

    Qualification: The Grant will be given only to students from developing countries currently enrolled at a university in their home country or abroad. The submitted abstract in which the candidate is a presenting (main) author must be accepted for presentation at the 26th APWSS Conference.

    Students wishing to apply for the award must send:

    1. A Curriculum vitae and Motivation letter (max 1 page each)
    2. Confirmation of faculty about their student status
    3. The submitted APWSS abstract in which the candidate is a presenting (main) author.
    4. A 5-page manuscript including Tables and Figures (PDF file, 12 pt Times New Roman font, 1.5 line spacing, and 3-cm margin all around) with Summary, Introduction, Materials & Methods, and Results & Discussion of the manuscript presented at the 26th APWSS Conference as a main author. In the case of more than one paper presented as main author, candidates should choose one of them for this application. 
    5. All documents should be sent via e-mail to the 26th APWSS Conference Program Committee. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2015. 
    6. Abstract submission must separately be made electronically through the 26th APWSS Conference online abstract submission system (http://www.c-linkage.co.jp/apwss2017/papers.html) no later than May 31, 2015.

    The submitted documents will be reviewed by the 26th APWSS Conference Program Committee. Decisions of the IWSS Board of Directors are final. The Grant winners will be contacted by the 26th APWSS Conference Secretariat by Mid-June, 2017.

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