Professional Members Travel Awards

The Botanical Society of America was pleased to give 10 travel awards in the amount of $500 each to the BOTANY 2023 - One World conference in Boise, Idaho.
 This award aims to increase attendance of scientists who lack grant or institutional support for travel to the annual BSA meeting as well as to increase diversity among the annual meeting attendees.

Postdocs, faculty and professionals in the field who lack funding or a travel budget to attend scientific conferences/professional development opportunities are strongly encouraged to apply. U.S. Residency is not a requirement to apply.

You must have a current BSA membership in order to apply. Applicants also must contribute an oral presentation or poster during the conference

Click here to see this year's award winners.


Applications must be submitted through our BSA Awards portal and you will need your current BSA Username/Botany ID and password in order to submit.

In the award submission you will be required to provide your name, institutional affiliation, address and email, title of your abstract, a link to your submitted abstract and one-two paragraph statement about why attending BOTANY 2023 is important to you and your career in the botanical sciences as well as a paragraph expressing your financial need. Applicants will also submit a current resume or CV. Please submit your application all in one PDF file.


Submit Your Application

This award is now closed for 2023.