Student Travel Grant
The ESA offers student members of the society grants to help cover the cost of attending an Annual Meeting of the society. Grants are valued at a maximum of $300 each, and up to five grants are awarded on a competitive basis each year. To be eligible, the student must present a paper or poster at the meeting.
To apply for a grant, please download and complete the travel grant application, obtain an endorsement from your supervisor, attach a short description (no more than one page, double spaced) of your research interests, and mail all documents to the Secretary of the society. The address for the secretary can be found on our Board and Committees page. Applicants shall ensure that all documents are received by the Secretary, or are contained in envelopes postmarked, no later than the deadline (14 days prior to the AGM). Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Normally, the names of students awarded grants are announced during the Annual Meeting banquet.
Undergraduate Award in Entomology
The ESA invites undergraduate students to apply for the Undergraduate Award in Entomology. The award is valued at $500 and may be presented annually by the ESA to a deserving undergraduate student in recognition of academic achievements related to entomology.
To be eligible to hold an award, students must attend a university or other post-secondary institution in Alberta, or have graduated no more than six months prior to the deadline for applications.
To apply for the award, please submit the following to the Secretary of the ESA:
- a letter of interest addressed to the Awards Committee of the ESA, that includes the following: name, postal address, telephone and fax number, e-mail address, educational institution attended, degree pursued and number of years completed;
- a letter of support written by your major professor;
- documents that demonstrate academic achievement that may include transcripts, copies of papers written about entomology (e.g., independent study or review paper), picture or list of identified insects in your collection, etc.
Applicants shall ensure that all documents are received by the Secretary of the ESA, or are contained in envelopes postmarked, no later than the deadline (14 days prior to the AGM). The address for the Secretary can be found on our Board and Committees page. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. A word document for the award can be found here.
Entomological Society of Canada awards and scholarships
The Entomological Society of Canada offers several awards and scholarships to student members of their Society. Visit the Student Affairs section of the ESC website for more information