Student Travel Awards

Each award will provide up to a maximum of $1,000.00 (USD) per award for students traveling from the United States, Canada, or Mexico. Students traveling from all other international locations will be eligible for up to $2,000.00 (USD) in funding. Please note that there is a limited number of awards that will be given.

The award is given in the form of a reimbursement. An expense reimbursement form will need to be completed by the travel awardee along with all original receipts. Please note that reimbursement for 2024 Annual Meeting hotel stays will only be given to stays at the conference hotel (the Galt House Hotel).

The deadline to apply was Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 11:59 PM CT.

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements to apply for a Travel Award to the PSA Annual Meeting.

  • Must be a student member of PSA in order to receive the award. Student membership is free. Apply online here if you are not already a member.
  • Must be the first author and the presenter of his/her abstract.
  • Must be enrolled in the Student Competition portion of the PSA Annual Meeting.
  • Graduate and undergraduate students are both eligible to apply for a Travel Grant Award.

In addition to basic contact information, students are to provide the following supplementary documents when completing the application on the PSA Awards Site.

  • Cover Letter
    One (1) page maximum describing your research interests and experience as well as future career plans.
  • Submitted Abstract
    This is the abstract that you have entered in the 2024 PSA Annual Meeting Student Competition.
  • Resume / CV
    Maximum of two (2) pages.
  • Letter of Recommendation
    Maximum of one (1) page in length from your major professor or academic advisor indicating your current academic status and the progress you have made to date. Applicants may NOT submit more than one letter.

See you in Louisville, KY!

The PSA Annual Meeting offers attendees exposure to the latest science and research within the poultry science field. With presentations from industry and academia, this conference offers a variety of information and opportunities to all poultry scientists.

The 2024 PSA Annual Meeting will be held on July 15-18, 2024 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY.

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