Students - We Need you!
Student participation in Botany 2008
is necessary, appreciated and supported. Several options
exist to help students to defray cost in attending.
Keep checking here for updates as new opportunities
Back your Registration Fee - Student Workers
Students who work up to 10 hours as
conference helpers may have their early student registration
fees refunded. Fee waivers are not granted. Student
workers must register for the meeting and pay the registration
If you are interested in serving as
a student worker, please fill out the application and
submit it by June 30, 2008, to:
2813 Blossom Avenue
Columbus, OH 43231
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Need a Roommate to share expenses - Click
Botany 2008 will maintain a list of registrants
who have submitted their names and indicated an interest
in sharing a room during the conference. Botany 2008
is not responsible for assigning roommates.
To be included on the list, please submit your name,
e-mail address and pertinent information on the Room
Sharing Service link.
Please Note: Only one roommate should make the reservations,
and it is recommended that you make your reservations
early. Botany 2008 will assume NO responsibility for
any difficulties arising from a shared room and recommends
that all potential roommates be screened carefully.
Registrants are responsible for contacting individuals
on the password-protected list and for making their
This Call for Applicants seeks
to identify eligible students to attend the BOTANY 2008
will be held in Vancouver, BC Canada
The Botanical Society of America (BSA) is pleased
to announce a program entitled “Increasing diversity
at the annual Botanical Society of America meeting.” This
program is supported in part by the National Science
Foundation’s Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental
Biology (UMEB) Program and will provide financial and
professional assistance for 10 minority (African-Americans,
Hispanic-Americans, Native Americans/Alaskan Natives
and persons with disabilities) undergraduate students
to attend the annual BSA meeting each year.
will remain open until filled - Apply NOW!
Students will be integrated into professional and
social activities of the conference through
a supportive mentoring network of peers, graduate
professors. Funds will be provided for travel,
housing, registration, and for participation in workshops
and field trips. Each student participant will
receive free student membership in the BSA
(http://www.botany.org), including an electronic
subscription to the American
Journal of Botany, for up to seven years while
they continue their undergraduate and graduate education.