Financial Assistance

If you need financial assistance to attend BioCrust3, please provide the information requested below in the body of your email and send it with your abstract to both and Conference organizers are actively fundraising to provide support to assist colleagues and students who would otherwise be unable to join us at the conference because of cost. Although we would like to help everyone who would like to attend, financial assistance will be limited. Assistance is available to professionals and students on the basis of the scientific merit demonstrated by their abstract and need. Deadline for submitting a request for financial assistance is Monday, May 16, 2016. The review committee will notify recipients and non-recipients of its decisions no later than June 15, 2016.

Email Address:
Professional or student

Support Requested: (1) Registration fee waiver, (2) fee waiver and travel support, and (3) fee waiver, travel, and lodging (Please estimate the approximate amount of your request in US $, if other than a fee waiver)

Statement of need: Please briefly explain why you need financial assistance (for example, my department has no funding to support travel and I would other wise be unable to attend) and how attending the conference would benefit your research (<350 words).

Abstract Submission

The guidelines for submitting an abstract can be found here. Please note that abstracts should be submitted to both BioCrust3_awards@nau and, if you are requesting financial assistance.

More Information

If you have questions about the process for requesting financial assistance, please contact Thank you!