Graduate Student Fellowship

Submission deadline has passed.

The ACES 2018 Conference is dedicated to promoting innovative technologies, practices, and policies in ecosystem services. In an effort to engage emerging scientists in the field, the conference is offering a limited number of conference fellowships to qualified graduate students. Applications will be accepted until June 8, 2018 via the online form linked above and below. Selected fellows will be notified by July 23, 2018.

Conference fellowships include:

  • Travel to and from the conference
  • Shared lodging over conference dates
  • Registration and full participation in conference events

Meals and incidental expenses are not included in the fellowship. All arrangements will be made through the conference organizers, and all expenses will be prepaid on the recipient’s behalf.

To apply for the ACES Graduate Student Fellowship, you must:

  1. Be currently pursuing a Master’s or Doctorate degree from an accredited university in a subject area applicable to Ecosystem Services. Post-Docs are not eligible for this fellowship.
  2. Complete the Fellowship Application Form (linked above and below).
  3. Submit an abstract on work that you are doing or have recently completed by June 8, 2018 via the online abstract submission form. Please indicate in the Comments box on the abstract submission form that you are applying for a fellowship.
  4. Be willing to participate as an oral or poster presenter at the ACES 2018 Conference scheduled December 3-6, 2018 in the Washington DC Area.
  5. Agree to submit a post-conference report detailing your experience at the conference and the benefit you received from attending by January 11, 2019.

Important Dates to Remember

June 8, 2018 Fellowship Application Deadline
June 8, 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline
July 23, 2018 Fellowship Acceptance Notifications Delivered
January 11, 2019 Post-Conference Fellowship Report Submission Deadline


Kristin Zupancic
Conference Coordinator
UF/IFAS Office of Conferences and Institutes
PH: 352-294-3582

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The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.


OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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