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Turner Travel Award Application

This application is for undergraduates wanting to participate in the 2014 Charles Turner Program for the annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society at Princeton University in New Jersey (August 9 -14).

Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Students must attend the entire meeting (August 9 - 14), and must not have completed their undergraduate degree before December 2013. Students who are members of groups traditionally under-represented in the sciences are particularly urged to apply. Students with special needs are also encouraged to apply but should discuss their specific requirements with the organizers as part of the application process.

To apply, please complete and submit the form below AND make arrangements for one person who knows your academic work to submit a letter of recommendation via email to peggy-hill@utulsa.edu. Selection is competitive.

The deadline for applications has been extended to April 15.

Application Deadline: Midnight April 15, 2014

Students wanting to present posters should do so through the Animal Behavior Society meeting website.

  1. Name
  2. Gender:
  3. Citizenship (Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permenant Residents):
  4. Current Address:


  5. Full Permanent (Parent's) Address:


  6. Optional: One important goal of the Turner Program is to encourage participation of individuals from groups underrepresented in science. Please check ALL categories that apply to you.






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  7. Current Studies






  8. References:
    Please have one individual familiar with your academic or research work email a letter of recommendation to Peggy Hill at peggy-hill@utulsa.edu. Enter their name and contact information below.




  9. Future Plans:

    Students who will have completed all requirements for the bachelor's degree before January 2013 are NOT eligible for the Turner program.


    Please give further details on your choice:
  10. Research Abstract:
    If you plan to present your research as a poster or talk at the Animal Behavior Society meetings, please submit an abstract through the conference website and then enter a copy of your abstract below. Research presentation is not required for participation in the Turner program.
  11. Personal Goals:
    Briefly explain what you hope to gain from participating in the Animal Behavior Society meetings and how this will help you attain your academic/career goals.

Once the form has been completed, please click below to submit your application. If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of your application, please contact CISAB at cisab@indiana.edu. Don't forget to ask your reference to send his or her letter of recommendation to peggy-hill@utulsa.edu.