The WAS Student Activities Committee (SAC) is happy to announce that travel and presentation awards will be available for eligible students for World Aquaculture 2017 in Cape Town, June 26-30, 2017. To be eligible for any of these awards, students MUST be WAS members by February 1, 2017. The following awards are available:
Best Abstract/Travel Award: To be eligible for this award, you must be a WAS student member and must have submitted your abstract by the February 1, 2017 deadline. Additionally, you must be giving an oral or poster presentation. A total of three winners will be awarded $400 each prior to the conference and presented with certificates at the plenary session of the conference.
Best Oral and Poster Presentations: Student members of WAS giving oral and poster presentations will be eligible for the Best Oral Presentation (one $600 first place award and one $400 second place award) and Best Poster Presentation (one $600 first place award and one $400 second place award) awards. Students giving oral and poster presentations will be judged during the conference and winners will be announced after the conference. To be eligible for this award you must have submitted your abstract by February 1, 2017.
Student Room Lottery: The WAS Executive Committee has generously offered support for two hotel rooms to be distributed to individuals. You must be a student member of WAS by February 1, 2017. We will begin taking applications in May 2017. Winners of the lottery will share a free (extras not included) room. Occupants of the rooms will be assigned by gender and up to 4 persons per room.
Hurry, the deadline is fast approaching.