ACS-LA Student Travel Grants!! Now Accepting Applications! Deadline this Friday 
14th of October!
The American Cetacean Society, Los Angeles Chapter (ACS-LA) is happy to 
announce the opening of applications for 2016 Student Travel Grants.
The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Cetacean Society (ACS-LA) is offering 
four travel grants in the amount of $250.00 each to ALL students  who will be 
attending the 15th International Conference “Fifty Years of Whale Conservation” 
hosted by the American Cetacean Society (ACS), in Monterey Bay, CA, November 
11-13, 2016.
The four $250 travel grants will be awarded to four students exhibiting 
outstanding commitment to research on marine mammals.  

  Applicant needs to be a student (undergraduate or graduate) and be attending 
the ACS conference. Proof of registration will be required prior to receiving 
your award.  You can register for the conference at this link: 
<>.  If you are presenting a 
poster at the ACS conference, you will be given additional priority for 
receiving these travel grants. 

  Applications should include the following:
1. Cover sheet with:
a) Title of poster presentation being given at ACS Conference (if presenting).  
Note: presenting is not required to receive a travel grant award.  If not 
presenting, leave this blank.
b) Your area of interest or area of research
c) Applicant Contact Information (Name, Address, E-mail, and Phone numbers)
d) Current school and major including current supervisor and department.  If 
you are an undergraduate please indicate special areas of interest for you and 
your sponsoring advisor for your project.

2. Proof that applicant is a student (photo of the front and back of current 
student ID card)
3. A one-page CV or Resume
4. Note: Upon acceptance of the award, proof of ACS Conference registration 
will be required prior to receipt of grant award.  Conference attendance is 
required to receive this award.
  Deadline for submission is 14 October, 2016.

  Awards will be announced by 26 October, 2016

Applications should be sent by E-mail to ACSLA.Grants at 
Information about the Los Angeles Chapter of ACS can be found on our website: 
To join ACS-LA, please go to 
  and specify the Los Angeles Chapter.
 To Register for the ACS Conference please go to: 
  For further information about specific chapters and other grant-making 
programs, please visit the Chapter page of the National American Cetacean 
Society website: 
ACS-LA Grants Coordinator
Christina Tombach Wright
American Cetacean Society-Los Angeles Chapter

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