Student Travel Grants now Available for 2016 Urban Food Systems Symposium, June 22-25, 2016
At least six travel grants of $500 each will be awarded to graduate and undergraduate students attending the Urban Food Systems Symposium.
Application Deadline: November 24, 2015
Recipients Announced: March 1, 2016
Current undergraduate and graduate students working in Urban Food Systems or a related field
Successfully submitted abstract prior to applying for a travel grant
To learn more and apply, visit www.ufss2016.org.
Abstract Submission Reminder:
The abstract submission deadline is 5 p.m. CST, Nov. 24, 2015. This is a great way to share your work with others through presentations or posters.
About the Symposium
The symposium brings together researchers, not-for-profit administrators, community organizers, extension professionals, students, and others, to share and gain knowledge on urban food systems and agriculture and their role in global food security. The focus is on food production and distribution in cities; urban planning and development; nutrition and human health; food policy and education; and community and economic development.