COLIN WARD EMERGING STUDENT REASERCHER AWARD
Deadline for the TSOP 2021 from Sofia, Bulgaria: June 30, 2021


PURPOSE
Award is designed to support a PhD students’ first attendance at the annual TSOP meeting. The award also is designed to integrate the PhD student into the TSOP community. The priority is given to students who are early in their research, and reside in countries with low TSOP membership.

The award is funded by Kathie Ward and named after Colin Ward (1945-2018) in recognition of his outstanding contributions in research, and service to TSOP. Each year one monetary award of U.S. $700 is granted, however in 2021, as 37th TSOP Annual Meeting moves online, the 2021 Ward Award will support student participation in the conference short course for 15 students.


ELIGIBILITY
The Award is open all students in the field of organic petrology. The priority will be given to students who never attended the TSOP meeting and reside in countries with low TSOP membership. Making a presentation (oral or poster) at the TSOP meeting is optional.


AWARDS
Fifteen (15) awards of 40 Euro each will be granted to pay student’s short course fee at the 37th TSOP Annual Meeting. The award money will be paid directly to the conference organizers.


APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications (download below) must be e-mailed by June 30, 2021 to David French.


SELECTION
Applications will be reviewed and ranked by a committee of three TSOP members. The priority will be given to students who never attended the TSOP meeting and reside in countries with low TSOP membership.



After downloading the application form becomes fully fillable.



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