Students - We Need you!

Student participation in Botany & Mycology 2009 is necessary, appreciated and supported. Several options exist to help students to defray cost in attending. Keep checking here for updates as new opportunities become available.

Earn Back your Early Registration Fee - Student Workers

Students who work up to 10 hours as conference assistants may have their early student registration fees refunded. Fee waivers are not granted. Students must register for the meeting and pay the registration fees.

If you are interested in serving as a conference assistant, please fill out the application and submit it by June 30, 2009, to:

Kathryn Stogran
Botany & Mycology 2009
125 Connemara Drive
Granville, OH 43023
or email

Conference Assistant Application (pdf)

Need a Roommate to share expenses - Click Here

Botany & Mycology 2009 will maintain a list of registrants who have submitted their names and indicated an interest in sharing a room during the conference. Botany & Mycology 2009 is not responsible for assigning roommates.

To be included on the list, please submit your name, e-mail address and pertinent information on the Room Sharing Service link.

Please Note: Only one roommate should make the reservations, and it is recommended that you make your reservations early. Botany 2008 will assume NO responsibility for any difficulties arising from a shared room and recommends that all potential roommates be screened carefully. Registrants are responsible for contacting individuals on the password-protected list and for making their own arrangements.

Minority Undergraduate Participation Grants

This Call for Applicants seeks to identify eligible students to attend the Botany and Mycology 2009 Conference in Snowbird.

The Botanical Society of America (BSA) is pleased to announce a program entitled “Increasing diversity at the annual Botanical Society of America meeting.” This program is supported in part by the National Science Foundation’s Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) Program and will provide financial and professional assistance for 10 minority (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native Americans/Alaskan Natives and persons with disabilities) undergraduate students to attend the annual BSA meeting each year.

Applications will remain open until filled - Apply NOW!

Students will be integrated into professional and social activities of the conference through a supportive mentoring network of peers, graduate students and professors. Funds will be provided for travel, housing, registration, and for participation in workshops and field trips. Each student participant will also receive free student membership in the BSA (, including an electronic subscription to the American Journal of Botany, for up to seven years while they continue their undergraduate and graduate education.

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For additional information or questions, please contact:
Johanne Stogran
Botanical Society of America
(740) 927-8501