Grants / Awards

Awards and Student Travel Grants

The 26th APWSS Conference provides a unique opportunity for young researchers, especially students to present their research and discuss with leaders in their fields and receive encouragement to continue their work.

These Travel Grants and Awards are funded by The 26th APWSS Conference Organizing Committee, the Weed Science Society of Japan, and the International Weed Science Society.

  • To be considered, applicants must check the appropriate box in to opt-in to the grants process in the online abstract submission system.

APWSS 2017 Kyoto Student Travel Grants

Travel grants provide partial travel support to students who have an accepted abstract with a high score for the 26th APWSS Conference.

Travel grants Eligibility and Criteria

  • Candidates must be a student enrolled full-time as undergraduate or graduate at institutions of higher learning in a scientific field related to weed science.
    Student status will be verified.
  • To be considered, applicants must check the appropriate box in to opt-in to the grants process in the online abstract submission system.
  • Several types of student travel grants are available as follows:
    1. The 26th APWSS Student Travel Grant
      • Number Available: 5
      • Amount awarded: 30,000JPY
      • Geographic: Applicants must reside and conduct research in Asia-Pacific region.
        The purpose of this travel grant is to support travel, hotel accommodation and registration for the 26th APWSS Conference for students who are unable to raise the necessary funds. We particularly encourage submissions from developing country students in the region.
      • Scientific: Abstract must be reviewed and accepted for presentation by the 26th APWSS Conference Program Committee.
    2. The International Weed Science Society (IWSS) Student Travel Grant
      • Number Available: Maximum 3
      • Amount awarded: 500 USD
      • Scientific: Abstract must be reviewed and accepted for presentation by the 26th APWSS Conference Program Committee. Decisions of the IWSS Board of Directors are final.
      • Support will be given only to students from developing countries currently enrolled at a university in their home country or abroad.

The grant winners will be contacted by the 26th APWSS Conference secretariat by Mid-June, 2017. Travel Grants recipients are required to pay for their registration fee upfront.

APWSS 2017 Kyoto Best Oral & Poster Presentation Award

We will announce any further information as soon as it becomes available.

Travel Grant recipients must attend the conference and present their abstract to receive their prize.

Contact Information
Send related correspondence and questions to apwss2017@c-linkage.co.jp.