Alate Award

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💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 06/01

Scholarship Description

This grant honors four students currently enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) (See Appendix A for the list of acceptable institutions), to promote interest in entomology and to stimulate interest in attending the ESA Annual Meeting. Expenses paid include airfare, free hotel arrangements (up to five-nights), free meeting registration, ground transportation reimbursement and a per diem allowance. In addition to travel and registration, members of the Diversity & Inclusion committee will serve as mentors to the grant recipients during the meeting and assisting in making connections throughout the society and different areas of interests. The applicant must be a current ESA student member who is earning a degree (B.S., M.S., or Ph.D.) and studying specifically at least one insect in the field of entomology, or performing entomology-related research in a field such as biology agricultural science, forestry, evolution, ecology, or environmental sciences.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Resume Required
  • Cover letter, proposed submission for the meeting

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Donor: Entomological Society of America

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines. ESA is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit professional society governed by a board comprised of members. The headquarters office is located in Annapolis, Maryland.