Presenting research findings and participating in scientific dialogue are important experiences in the career development of researchers. To support their growth as effective scientists and communicators, the NEON project and the Ecological Society of America (ESA) are pleased to announce a 2020 NEON-ESA Early Career Scholars (NECS) program to help cultivate and support a diverse group of early career scholars and practitioners.
The application period is now clsoed. A review committee, with representatives from the NEON project and ESA, will now select and support a cohort of early career scientists to attend the 2020 Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah from the applicant pool.
Selected participants will receive $1500 to offset registration and travel expenses associated with attending the 2020 ESA meeting. The funds will be provided following participation in the conference including the following NEON activities. A cohort of early career scientists to attend the 2020 ESA conference in Salt Lake City, UT. While at the conference, Scholars will attend a variety of NEON-related workshops and or session led by NEON project staff (specific workshops/sessions to be announced once ESA selects from proposed events).
The Scholars will also participate in an event on Sunday evening at the ESA annual meeting, where NECS will network with each other, NEON program science staff, and other researchers using NEON data about their own research ideas and projects.
NEON-ESA Early Career Scholars Stipend: $1500/participant to offset registration and travel expenses associated with attending the 2020 Ecological Society of America meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, to be provided following participation in the conference and NEON activities.
- Application deadline: 11:59 PM local time on January 30, 2020
- Selection notifications will occur by February 13, 2020 ( ESA abstract submission closes 20 February 2020)
The application period is now closed.
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