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IFPS Student Funding


The International Federation of Palynological Societies (IFPS) has agreed to support student participation at the upcoming 10th European Palaeobotany Palynology Conference (EPPC) to be held in Dublin, Ireland 12th – 17st August 2018.

Funding will be awarded to Master and Ph.D. students presenting palynological results at the 10th EPPC (oral or poster) and which are members of one of the IFPS affiliated societies. The IFPS board will review and evaluate all applications according to the quality of the submitted abstracts and the scientific merits of the candidates. Thus IFPS intends to sponsor up to 10 students with a €500 contribution towards the cost of attending the conference.

Students wishing to apply should e-mail (preferably as a pdf)

  1. a covering letter (no more than one page, and explaining which IFPS affiliated organisation the student is a member of, and the nature of their palynological contribution to the meeting),
  2. a short-CV (maximum one page) along with
  3. their talk/poster abstract

to James B. Riding (IFPS Secretary-Treasurer:

Personal presence at the 10th EPPC is a pre-requisite, as awards will be presented at the conference only. Applications should arrive before March 1st, 2018.