Special Award Eligibility and Deadline Change
Extended Deadline and Eligibility Update
Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations
Please note that the applications deadline for the Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations has been extended until Monday April 20, 2009, NOON Central Time Zone (USA). The eligibility criteria have also been expanded to include applications from a broader range of nations.
Applicants must meet the requirements below:
Have citizenship in, and currently reside in, an economically-disadvantaged nation, as defined by a ranking of <0.6 on the UN Development Index (http://hdr.undp.org/external/flash/hdi_map/).
Be a first author on a submitted abstract for an oral or poster presentation
Submit an application by April 20, NOON Central Time Zone (USA), of the calendar year of the SVP meeting to be attended.
What to Submit
An application form (located on the Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations Web page), including an abstract and a one-page maximum (single-spaced) description of how the opportunity to present research at SVP will enhance the recipient's career goals in vertebrate paleontology.
For all information on this award, including how to submit, visit the Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations Web page.