USPA Early Career Travel Grant Application - 2014 INSTRUCTIONS: Complete the biographic information section below, then proceed below to the section that applies to the activity for which you seek funding (conference, field school, field research). You may apply for one activity only. AGU is not an eligible event for this opportunity; travel grants for AGU will be awarded separately later in the year. Submit your application to Gerald Frost, [email protected], by March 11, midnight Alaska Standard Time. Award recipients will be notified by late March. Questions? Email [email protected] *First name: *Last name: *Institution: *Mailing address: *Phone: *Email: *Program (MS, PhD, post-doc): *Discipline (engineering, hydrology, biology etc.): *All applicants must attach a CV including any previous awards/grants, conference presentations, and publications. FOR FUNDING TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE *Name, date, and location of conference: *Insert your full conference abstract including title and authors: *Brief statement of why your study is important to permafrost science (<150 words): *Brief statement of your motivation to attend the conference (<150 words): *Please attach documentation of your conference abstract and submission receipt. FOR FUNDING TO ATTEND A PERMAFROST FIELD SCHOOL *Name, date, and location of field school: *Brief statement of your motivation to attend the field school (<150 words): *Please attach documentation of your application to the field school. *Please attach summary budget indicating cost of travel to field school, and indicate any other funding sources. FOR FUNDING TO PURSUE PERMAFROST FIELD STUDIES *Location of field site(s) and dates of work: *Brief statement of study objectives (<150 words): *Brief statement of why your study is important to permafrost science (<150 words): *Please attach summary budget indicating intended use of funding, total cost of your field project, and indicate other funding sources.