2017 Student Winners pictured in Hefei, China with Society for Cryobiology President-Elect, Dayong Gao (far left) and President, Jason Acker (far right).

2017 Student Winners pictured in Hefei, China with Society for Cryobiology President-Elect, Dayong Gao (far left) and President, Jason Acker (far right).

APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT AWARDS AND TRAVEL GRANTS HAVE NOW CLOSED

Each year the Society for Cryobiology awards approximately $10,000 in travel grants to student members from around the world enabling them to travel to the meeting to present their research. A further $3,000 in prize money is awarded to the winners of our special prizes. 

Crystal Award Competition: The top four applicants, as selected by the Student Awards Committee, will present their work in a special session during the meeting. The winner of the Peter L. Steponkus Crystal Award will be awarded an honorarium of $1,000. 

Student Poster Competition: All student posters are eligible to enter the student poster competition.The winner will be awarded an honorarium of $500. 

John K. Critser Student Travel Award: The Critser Award offers meeting travel and expense support in the amount of $1,500 for the top ranked student extended abstract. This award is generously endowed by the Critser Family. 

Student Travel Awards: Exact award amounts may depend on your geographic location and are at the discretion of the Student Awards Committee.  

To enter the student awards you must be a current student member of the Society for Cryobiology. You can apply for membership or renew your existing membership at the Society for Cryobiology website. Student membership is free with supporting evidence of full time student status. 

The deadline for entries is March 26, 2018.