[Taxacom] Announcing - the Hans Wiehler Student Travel Award to attend WGRC 2010

John R. Clark gesneriadresearch at gmail.com
Fri Jul 9 15:11:26 CDT 2010

We are pleased to announce The Hans Wiehler Student Travel Award to be given
to students and/or beginning researchers for attending the World Gesneriad
Research Conference 2010 in Sarasota, FL, USA.

This fund has been established to promote participation and community among
today's researchers and to foster scholarship in students of the family.

Awards will be issued on a competitive basis.

Application Deadline: 15 August 2010

To apply, send the following materials in a single PDF document to
wgrc2010 at gmail.com with the attention line: HANS WIEHLER STUDENT TRAVEL

1) Include your name, institutional affiliation, all contact information
including address, telephone and email.
2) A 500 word or less description of why you should attend WGRC 2010. Be
sure to include comments on your education and research goals and how
attending WGRC 2010 will help advance these goals. Please sign the letter
(and scan to PDF).
3) Your curriculum vitae, not to exceed two US letter size pages (CV's
exceeding two pages will not be accepted).
4) Letter of recommendation from your major advisor, signed (scan and
include in the single PDF).

Label the file exactly as done in the following example: John R. Clark would
label his file Clark_JR_Wiehler_Travel_Fund_2010.pdf (i.e., last name,
underscore, first and middle initials - no dots or spaces, underscore,

Applications submitted as multiple documents and/or in a different format
(e.g., MS Word document) will not be reviewed with the exception for
unavoidable technical limitations (e.g., no access to a scanner or program
to assemble the single PDF document). In the latter case, contact the WGRC
2010 Registrar (wgrc2010 at gmail.com) well in advance of the deadline to make
other arrangements.

Applications exceeding the specified length for description and CV will not
be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline. Award
recipients will be notified as soon as possible to expedite airline and
hotel bookings as required. However, funds will not be issued until the
conference - students will need to cover these costs in advance.

All applicants will be notified by email of their award status prior to the

For up-to-date information, please visit the GRC blog at

Thank you. We look forward to receiving your applications.

The WGRC 2010 Planning Committee

John R. Clark, Ph.D.
Committee Chair
World Gesneriad Research Conference 2010
Director, Gesneriad Research Center
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
811 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
office: 941.366.5731 ext. 256
fax: 941.951.1474
Email: gesneriadresearch at gmail.com

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