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Award for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations

Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations
Now Open to Receive Applications

The Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations was established to promote opportunities for international scientists to attend the Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP). This annual award provides travel expenses to enable recipients from economically developing nations to present research in any area of vertebrate paleontology at the SVP annual meeting.

Application materials will be accepted (by E-mail, fax or standard postal mail) between Thursday, December 30, 2009 and Monday, February 15, 2010 at noon Central Time Zone, USA.  Applicants must meet the requirements below:

• Have citizenship in, and currently reside in, and economically- disadvantaged nation, as defined by a ranking of <0.75 on the UN Human Development Index (http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/indicators/87.html).
• Be the first author on a submitted abstract for an oral or poster prestentation.
• Submit an application by February 15, 2010 noon Central Time USA. 

For more information on how to apply, go to the Program for Scientists From Economically Developing Nations Web page. 

If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Stevens, chair of the Program for Scientists from Economically Developing Nations Committee at:  stevensn@ohio.edu. 

For more information on how to support this program, contact Kate VanZanten at:  kvanzanten@vertpaleo.org.

 

 

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