ASECS 50th annual meeting: postgraduate funding

This may interest postgraduate members.

Dear ASECS Member:

We are writing to encourage graduate students and graduate student mentors to apply for support to attend the 50th annual meeting of ASECS in March 2019.

The Traveling Jam Pot provides a waiver of the registration fee for the ASECS Annual Meeting and an award of $300 toward the cost of attending. Applicants should send the following information in .pdf format to the Business Office ( with the subject line “ASECS Travelling Jam Pot Application,” no later than 1 November 2018:

1) statement of need;2) description of other sources of funding sought;

3) budget;

4) letter of endorsement from a faculty member;

5) number of professional conferences attended in the past year; and

6) anticipated graduation date.

The Traveling Jam Pot is supported by annual contributions from ASECS members, which are matched by ASECS; the size of the Jam Pot determines the number of awards available each year. In order to be eligible for  the Traveling Jam Pot, applicants must be ABD or within one year of receipt of the doctoral degree, and must be current members of ASECS. Runners-up for Jam Pot awards will be considered for a Sponsored 2019-2020 ASECS Membership; no separate application is required. The Sponsor a Student program is supported the generous donations of ASECS members.

Aimee M. Levesque, MA, MLS

ASECS Project and Office Manager

SUNY Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Ketchum Hall 213
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-3405

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