Student Travel Grants

At least six student travel grants of $500 each will be awarded to graduate and undergraduate students attending the Urban Food Systems Symposium.

Application Open: October 26, 2015
Application Deadline: December 18, 2015
Recipients Announced: March 1, 2016

Eligibility

  • Current undergraduate and graduate students working in Urban Food Systems or a related field
  • Successfully submitted abstract prior to applying for a travel grant

Criteria For Selecting Travel Grant Awardees

All applications are scored on a 40- point scale as given below:

  • Statement of interest (maximum 200 words) -30 points
  • Written quality of submitted abstract – 10 points

Travel grants will be distributed at the Urban Food Systems Symposium. Each student must pay to register and attend the Symposium in order to receive his or her check (the check will be in the registration packet).

Statement of Interest Submission
Submit your statement of interest in a word file attached to an email to info@ufss2016.org.

The statement of interest should include: why you are interested in Urban Food Systems, what your career plans are, and how the symposium will help you develop your professional goals.

For more information, contact: info@ufss2016.org

 

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Graduate Minneapolis Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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