Prizes & Funding

Distinguished Fellowship

Once in a while, the ESEB membership will confer distinguished fellowships to members for their outstanding service to the society and/or their exceptional contribution to the mission of ESEB.
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Conference Travel Award

ESEB offers travel stipends to attend the biennial ESEB congress or the annual Evolution meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution.
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Equal Opportunities Initiative

This initiative aims at promoting gender equality and, more generally, equal opportunities within the society and also in the evolutionary research field.
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Global Training Initiative

This initiative strives to support communities of evolutionary biologists in countries with little or no history and background in this field.
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Godfrey Hewitt Mobility Award

The mobility award intends to support fieldwork or lab visits of young researchers.
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John Maynard Smith Prize

Every year the society distinguishes an outstanding young evolutionary biologist with this award.
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Outreach Initiative

The Outreach Initiative supports projects that promote evolution-related activities in order to improve public knowledge about evolution worldwide.
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Presidents’ Award

Every six years the ESEB Presidents will recognise outstanding contributions to evolutionary biology by a mid-career scientist.
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Progress Meetings in Evolutionary Biology

This initiative supports short meetings on focussed topics in the field of evolutionary biology with the objective to produce either a Special Issue or Target Review for the Journal of Evolutionary Biology.
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Special Topic Networks

Every other year, ESEB invites proposals for Special Topic Networks (STNs) that will support dynamic and flexible series of small meetings and/or other networking opportunities in focused and currently active research areas.
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Stearns Graduate Student Prize

The Stearns Graduate Students Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding paper published by a PhD student in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology during a given calendar year.
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