participation in Botany 2006 is necessary, appreciated and
supported. Several options exist to help students to defray
cost in attending. Keep checking here for updates as new opportunities
Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) Program Grant Applicants - (New application deadline
June 1, 2006)
Botanical Society of America (BSA) is pleased to announce
the third year of a program entitled "Increasing
diversity at the annual Botanical Society of America
meeting." This program
is supported by the National Science Foundation (Undergraduate
Environmental Biology (UMEB) Program) and will provide
financial and professional assistance for 10 minority
Hispanic-Americans, Native Americans/Alaskan Natives
with disabilities) undergraduate research students
to attend the Botany 2006 conference. Through a supportive
and orientation activities, the students will be integrated
into professional and social activities of the Botany
For more information and an application form, go to: Undergraduate
Mentoring in Environmental Biology
Grant Application - Call
for Applications (doc) or Call
for Applications -(pdf)
who work up to 10 hours (2-3 sessions) as a projectionist
can have their early student registration fees refunded.
Experience with 35mm slide, overhead, and LCD
projectors is desirable, but not necessary. In return
serving as a projectionist for all assigned sessions
during the meeting, the early student registration
will be refunded. Fee waivers are not granted.
projectionists must register for the meeting and pay
the registration fees. A mandatory training session will be
held on Sunday, July 30th at 5:00. Specific location
to be announced.
you are interested in serving as a student projectionist,
please fill out the “Application
to Serve as a Student Audio-Visual Projectionist" (pdf),
and indicate your interest on your registration form.
Please submit your application by June
30, 2006, by either mailing, faxing or emailing to
the contact information on the form.
2006 will maintain a list of registrants who have submitted
their names and indicated an interest in sharing a room
during the conference. Botany 2006 is not responsible
for assigning roommates.
be included on the list, please submit your name, e-mail
address and pertinent information on the Room
Sharing Service link.
Note: Only one roommate should make the reservations,
and it is recommended that you make your reservations
Botany 2006 will assume NO responsibility for any
difficulties arising from a shared room and recommends
that all potential
roommates be screened carefully. Registrants are
responsible for contacting individuals on the password-protected
and for making their own arrangements.
The Botanical Society of America is pleased to offer
several awards for eligible students. All applications are due
May 1, 2006.
For more information click here or visit
the Botanical Society of America