Travel Awards

Travel Awards

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SETAC Asia-Pacific invites applications for travel awards to assist presenters at the conference with the cost of attendance. Each award is a payment of USD800, to assist with the cost of conference registration, fares for travel, and costs of accomodation.
A limited number of awards is available, and will be decided by the SETAC Asia-Pacific Board of Directors based on the relative merit of the applicants.
The travel awards are available to:
a) Student members of SETAC Asia-Pacific making an oral or poster presentation; and
b) Persons making an oral or poster presentation who are nationals of middle-income or low-income economies (as rated by the World Bank, see


For students

An applicant must have a paid student membership of SETAC Asia-Pacific at the time of application, and must be making an oral or poster presention at the conference.

For nationals of middle-income and low-income economies

An applicant must be making an oral or poster presention at the conference.

How to Apply

Only applications on the attached Application Form will be accepted. Applications must be emailed as a pdf to by 1 July 2018.

Notification of award selection

  • Applicants will be notified the result of their application after the abstracts for conference presentations are decided. This will probably be by mid July. A travel award will not be made to a person whose abstract is not accepted.
  • Successful travel award applicants must register to attend the conference by 15 August. Failure to do this will result in cancellation of the award.
  • Successful travel award applicants are required to sign an Agreement to repay the award value if they do not attend and present at the conference.
  • The decision of SAP Board or Directors is final, and no debate over selection or rejection will be entered into. The amount of the award is intended to assist in meeting costs of attending, not to cover all costs, and the amount will not be varied.