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Monday, 14 March 2011

3 SCB Grants are available for the Greek Summer School! Deadline 31st March

The Europe Section of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB-ES) invites all undergraduate and early postgraduate students from all over Europe, including Turkey to take part in the Greek summer school: “Conservation Biology in Europe: Building a coherent strategy for the future” to be held in Papingo, Greece, 26 June - 9 July 2011.
The School is an Erasmus Intensive Programme organized by the University of Ioannina (Prof. V. Kati) and funded by State Scholarship Foundation – IKY. The two week course is designed for 18 students, of whom 15 are coming from the five Universities taking part in the Erasmus IP. Three more students from all over Europe will receive a grant from the SCB Europe Section, covering the following costs:

  1. A grant of 300 euros from for each SCB participant
  2. Transport upon arrival and departure from Ioannina town to the residence site (Papingo)
  3. Welcome Dinner at arrival date
  4. Field transport, field excursions, all tuition fees and use of research equipment
  5. One year membership to the Society for Conservation Biology + membership to the European Section + online Subscription to Conservation Biology Journal

SCB-students should cover their accommodation, travel expenses to Ioannina, medical insurance and any other cost not mentioned above. The cost for accommodation (sharing a room for three), breakfast and one meal per day will be approx. 40 EUR per day (550 EUR for the whole duration of the summer school).
Don’t miss this opportunity of building your future career in conservation biology!
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