Arboricultural Research & Education Academy (AREA) Student Travel Grant and ISA Student Ambassador Program

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

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Student Funding Opportunities

The ISA International Conference and Trade Show offers students a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, learn about new topics and technology, and to meet fellow arboriculture students from around the world.To facilitate growth of future professionals, ISA offers two separate award/grant programs to help students attend our conference:

Arboricultural Research & Education Academy (AREA) Student Travel Grant

To help offset travel costs, AREA will award 5 grants to the top applicants. Grant recipients from North America will receive $500 (USD) and recipients outside North America will receive $750 (USD). Conference registration is also included. Students will be asked to present on their research (10 minute presentation at ISA conference), attend an AREA meeting/social, write an article about their experience. Students will have the opportunity to be mentored by an AREA executive committee member and have an opportunity to be awarded "Top AREA Student Presenter" at conference.*Additional letter of support from a professor/advisor required.

ISA Student Ambassador Program

ISA will award 5-10 student finalists with a free conference registration and three nights of hotel accommodations for the 2018 ISA International Conference and Trade Show. As a student ambassador, you will have an opportunity to network and attend events during the conference. You will be encouraged to interact and attend certain social and educational events.

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