Graduate Student Travel Awards

The Plant Growth Regulation Society of America will be offering Graduate Student Travel awards for the 41st annual meeting in San Francisco, CA July 13-17, 2014. PGRSA will award up to five travel grants in the amount of $500 each on a competitive basis to be used by graduate students to help defray the cost of travel to its annual conference. To be eligible the student must be the senior author of an abstract submitted for consideration either as a poster or oral presentation at the conference. The travel award will be made to both the student and the major professor, but the funds can only be used to support student expenses. To apply for a student travel award please complete an application and submit it to pgrsa2014@gmail.com by June 1, 2014.

Award Application

Outstanding Student Paper & Poster Award

This competitive award is presented in recognition of an outstanding oral or poster plant growth regulation presentation from the PGRSA Annual Conference. The Outstanding Paper and Poster Awards, which have been presented at the annual meeting since 1992, consist of a $250 payment and an award certificate highlighting the accomplishment.

 
 

Valent BioSciences Historical Perspectives Award

The Valent BioSciences Historical Perspectives Award is an initiative of Valent BioSciences Corp., the world leader of the plant growth regulator industry, and is presented to an accomplished scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of plant growth regulation during his/her career. The winner of the Valent BioSciences Historical Perspectives Award will be asked to present a lecture in the field of his/her research interest at the PGRSA Annual Conference, and will receive a plaque of recognition. The award is presented every year at the date of the opening session of the PGRSA Annual Conference.

Winners
Dr. Jerry Cohen

Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award

The Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award is a recognition of excellence in the field of plant growth regulation, initiated by Valent BioSciences Corp., the world leader of the plant growth regulator industry. The Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award is conferred in recognition of a personal contribution that demonstrated a high degree of initiative and creativity and led to already established or easily foreseeable outstanding advances in the field of plant growth regulation. The initiative gives young scientists the opportunity to be rewarded for their scientific discoveries and research and to compete nationally at the highest level. The award honors a person under the age of 40 and is presented every year at the date of the opening session of the PGRSA Annual Conference. The winner of the Valent BioSciences Young Scientist Award will receive a check for $500, as well as a plaque of recognition.