The IWSS and the Local Organizing Committee of the International Weed Science Congress will grant partial travel support for scientists in need. This travel grant will be used only for partial or full payment of the registration cost. Following is the procedure to apply for this grant:
1. Prepare an application packet with the following content:
a. A cover letter summarizing current role, career goals and aspirations, plus the following specific information
i.Contribution to local, national, or regional professional society;
ii.Abstract of paper;
iii.If the applicant is bringing a student to the Congress;
iv.Previous participation in IWSC or other international meetings;
b.Letter of support from employer, certifying the role of the scientist at his/her institution, and indicating permission to attend the Congress.
d.Abstract of the paper to be presented
e.Level of Registration Fee subsidy needed: 50%, 75%, 100%
2. Please send the application packet as one pdf document to the Chair of the Special Assistance Selection Committee and IWSS Vice-President, Dr. Samunder Singh firstname.lastname@example.org, on or before February 28, 2021.
3. Recipients will be notified after final selection to give the applicants sufficient time to process their registration and avail of the Early Bird Registration Fee until May 31, 2021.