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AIBS Diversity Scholars and Diversity Leadership Awards

Applications and Nominations due 15 Jan 2006

AIBS Diversity Programs Seek Applications And Nominations

AIBS is now accepting applications and nominations for two awards geared toward promoting the participation of underrepresented minorities in the sciences:

  • AIBS Diversity Scholars Program: Recognizes outstanding minority undergraduate and graduate students. Award includes travel and registration support to scientific meeting of choice, invitation to AIBS annual meeting, and AIBS membership for a full year.
  • AIBS Diversity Leadership Award: Recognizes programs and initiatives that actively promote a diverse community of biologists. Nominations from scientific societies, k-12 institutions, colleges and universities, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and community groups, as well as institutions such as museums, botanic gardens, and field stations, are all welcomed.

Nominations for the Diversity Leadership Award are accepted throughout the year, with reviews conducted twice a year (end of January and end of July). The deadlines for the Diversity Scholar Award are January 15, 2006 (for meetings held between July 1 and December 31, 2006) and July 3, 2006 (for meetings held between January 1 and June 30, 2007). For selection criteria and more information, and to download application and nomination forms, please visit AIBS Diversity Programs.

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