World Seagrass Conference & International Seagrass Biology Workshop
WSC2022 & ISBW14
Signs of Success    Annapolis, MD    7 - 12 August, 2022 The ISBW14 & WSC22 Planning Committees would like to thank everyone for an AMAZING week in Annapolis!! See you in Napoli, 2024!! 

Student Scholarships

WSA Evamaria Koch student travel award

The World Seagrass Association will provide ten (10) student travel awards for ISBW14 and WSC2022. Awards will be in the amount of $900 USD each, which can be used to defray travel costs to ISBW14 and WSC2022, student registration ($400 USD), and lodging. Any student or recently graduated student (within one year), as well as those currently holding post-doctoral positions, are eligible to apply for assistance to attend. For more information on the award, see

Student travel award applications are due on 1 March 2022, and award recipients will be notified by email on or before 1 April 2022. Funds will be dispersed in the form of cheques or by electronic funds transfer from the World Seagrass Association at the ISBW and WSC final awards ceremony and conference celebration on 12 August 2022.

To apply for a student travel award, please send the following to the Scientific Program Committee:

  1. A letter describing your research and what you hope to gain from attending ISBW14 and WSC2022. This letter should be written on university letterhead and include what degree you are currently pursuing and contact information (email, address, and phone).

  2. A letter of recommendation from your university or college advisor, also on university letterhead.

  3. A copy of the abstract you submitted for presentation at WSC2022 (priority will be given to award applicants presenting their research, but it is not required that you present to apply for support).

Please send both letters as well as a copy of your abstract submission as separate PDF files to with “WSA EVAMARIA KOCH STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD ” in the subject line.