ISH and ISH endowment student travel awards for International Congress of Entomology 2020

The student travel awards have been created to support and encourage postgraduate students working on the systematics, ecology, physiology or some other aspect of the insect order Hymenoptera, which is being undertaken as part of a postgraduate program (MSc, PhD or equivalent qualification).

For this round, the Society is pleased to be able to offer four travel awards to support full-time postgraduate students to present their research at the International Congress of Entomology in Helsinki, Finland (19-24 July 2020). These awards are being funded by the ISH itself and by the ISH Endowment Fund, and two types of awards with different eligibility criteria are offered:

  • Two USD 1,500 awards restricted to current ISH student members – without country restriction
  • Two USD 1,500 awards restricted to students from countries other than than the 30 most developed countries as listed by the UN Development Program ( Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong – China (SAR), Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States); this award is open to students who are not current ISH members

Please contact the Secretary of the Society (Natalie Dale-Skey; n (dot) dale-skey (at) nhm (dot) ac (dot) uk ) for more information and details of the application and selection process.

The deadline to apply for these awards is 7 December 2019.