Students - We Need you!
Student participation in Botany & Mycology 2009 is
necessary, appreciated and supported. Several options
exist to help students to defray cost in attending. Keep
checking here for updates as new opportunities
Earn Back your Early
Registration Fee - Student Workers
Students who work up to 10 hours as conference assistants
may have their early student registration fees refunded.
Fee waivers are not granted. Students must register
for the meeting and pay
the registration fees.
If you are interested in serving as a conference assistant,
please fill out the application and
submit it by June 30, 2009, to:
Botany & Mycology 2009
125 Connemara Drive
Granville, OH 43023
or email email@example.com
Assistant Application (pdf)
Need a Roommate to share expenses - Click
Botany & Mycology 2009 will maintain a list of registrants who have
submitted their names and indicated an interest in sharing
a room during the conference. Botany & Mycology 2009 is not responsible
for assigning roommates.
To be included on the list, please submit your name, e-mail address
and pertinent information on the Room
Sharing Service link.
Please Note: Only one roommate should make the reservations, and it
is recommended that you make your reservations early. Botany 2008 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
list and for making their own arrangements.
Minority Undergraduate Participation
This Call for Applicants seeks
to identify eligible students to attend the Botany
and Mycology 2009 Conference in Snowbird.
The Botanical Society of America (BSA) is pleased to announce a program
entitled “Increasing diversity at the annual Botanical Society
of America meeting.” This program is supported in part by the
National Science Foundation’s Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental
Biology (UMEB) Program and will provide financial and professional assistance
for 10 minority (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native Americans/Alaskan
Natives and persons with disabilities) undergraduate students to attend
the annual BSA meeting each year.
Applications will remain
open until filled - Apply NOW!
Students will be integrated
into professional and social activities of the conference through
a supportive mentoring network of peers, graduate students and professors.
Funds will be provided for travel, housing, registration, and for
participation in workshops and field trips. Each student participant
will also receive free student membership in the BSA (http://www.botany.org),
including an electronic subscription to the American Journal of
Botany, for up to seven years while they continue their undergraduate
and graduate education.