Students and Early Career Scientists

Early Career Scientists Pre-congress field trip
IAS Travel grant
SEPM students Travel Grant
Outstanding Poster Awards


Early Career Scientists Pre-congress field trip - CANCELLED

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IAS Travel grant

Eligibility criteria for IAS Travel Grant
Applicants must be IAS student members;
Applicants can apply for a travel grant twice per the calendar year: once for an IAS meeting (IMS or ISC) and once for any other IAS-sponsored meeting;
Applicants must have an active and approved (oral or poster) presentation at the meeting.
Application Procedure
IAS student members submit their application through the IAS website before 1 May 2018. The application procedure is simple and requires submitting a short letter of motivation together with some specific details about location and travel distance, affiliation, etc.

The applications will be screened by the Office of the Treasurer of the IAS. After approval, applicants will be informed by this Office about their travel grant. The grants will be transferred to students after the conference on the condition of signing the confirmation of attendance at the IAS booth during the meeting.


SEPM students Travel Grant

SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology, in collaboration with the Sedimentary Geology Division of the Geological Society of America (GSA), are pleased to offer funding for sedimentary geoscience students to travel to Quebec, Canada to attend the 20th International Sedimentological Congress (ISC2018; This funding is part of an NSF Grant. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent resident.
Follow this link for more information and to apply before June 15th 2018, results will be announced June 30th:


Outstanding Poster Awards

The IAS will give Outstanding Student Poster Awards and Outstanding Early Career Scientists Poster Awards.
Eligibility for Outstanding Poster Award
Poster award candidates must have registered for the poster awards at the time of abstract submission.
Applicants must display the relevant logo on their poster (ECS or Student logo).
Candidates must be paid-up members of the IAS.
Student candidates must be current undergraduates (e.g., B.Sc.) or postgraduates (e.g., M.Sc., Ph.D.).
Early Career Scientists candidates must have secured their Ph.D. within the previous 7 years.
Candidates must be both the first author and Principal Investigator (PI) of the research.
Award candidates must be present at the poster during the assigned poster session.
In order to be considered for the Outstanding Poster Awards, the applicants must mention their interests during the abstract submission, by checking the appropriate box.

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Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline

Poster submission deadline

Paper acceptance notice

Regular Registration
(Online registration will be closed on August 5th, onsite registration will be available)

August 13-17, 2018

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