Scholarships

2019 OPDMC Student Travel Scholarship – Call for Industry Sponsors and Student Applicants!

Industry Sponsors

For many years, industry participants in OPDMC have been asking for a way to lend financial support the event.  Now there is a way to support both OPDMC and the next generation of IPM specialists!

New for 2019 is the Student Travel Scholarship Program, in which industry contributions will be pooled and used to support the travel costs of student recipients to attend and participate in OPDMC.

Industry contributions will be accepted in any amount, and sponsors will be recognized in the following categories: Bronze (up to $250), Silver ($251-$500), and Gold ($500+). Contributing organizations will be recognized in the conference program, as well as in the opening and closing business meetings.

The full Terms of Reference for the scholarship program are found here .  If you have any questions, please email scholarship@opdmc.org.

If you or your organization would like to contribute to the 2019 Travel Scholarship Fund, please contact Melissa at scholarship@opdmc.org.  Contributions will be accepted until December 31, 2018.

Interested Students

To qualify for the scholarship, students must:
1) Submit a complete application for to scholarship@opdmc.org,
2) Attend OPDMC and present a poster or talk (award preference given to students presenting a talk); and,
3) Be available to help with either conference set up or take down.

The selection committee will review applications and select award recipients from qualified applicants.  The number and value of scholarships awarded this year will depend on the total amount of donations received.

The full Terms of Reference for the scholarship program can be found here­.  If you have any questions, please email scholarship@opdmc.org.

Interested students should complete the application form and submit to scholarship@opdmc.org by December 21, 2018.  Please attach this supplemental page if you will be presenting more than one presentation (e.g., a talk AND a poster). Incomplete applications will not be accepted.