Economic Botany Section Student Travel Award

More information on how to submit an application will be updated here when the award is opened in early 2021.



No Awards Given in 2020


Emma Frawley, St. Louis University, Advisor: Allison Miller, For the Presentation: Traditional Knowledge for Modern Agriculture: The Ethnobotany of Elymus Co-authors: Brooke Micke, Ciotir Claudia, Allison Miller

Ksenia Pereverzeva, Virgnia Tech, Advisor: Jordan Metzgar, For the Presenation: Comparing plant uses among coastal plain cultures in colonial Virginia. Co-author: Jordan Metzgar

No Economic Botany Section Student Travel Awards were awarded between 2016-2018

Elliot Gardner, Northwestern University / Chicago Botanic Garden - Advisor, Nyree Zerega - for the Botany 2015 presentation: "Basic research with practical applications: Phylogenomics and pollination biology in a genus of underutilized tree crops (Artocarpus, Moraceae)" Co-author: Nyree Zerega
Colin Khoury, Wageningen University - Advisor, Paul Struik - for the Botany 2015 presentation: "Increasing homogeneity in global food supplies, agricultural research funding, and recommendations for diversifying food systems"

Rachel Germain, University Of Toronto - Advisor, Dr. Benjamin Gilbert - for the Botany 2014 presentation: "Hidden responses to environmental variation: maternal effects reveal species niche dimensions" Co-author: Benjamin Gilbert
Jessica Peebles Spencer, Miami University - Advisor, Dr. David L. Gorchov - for the Botany 2014 presentation: "Effects of the Invasive Shrub, Lonicera maackii, and a Generalist Herbivore, White-tailed Deer, on Forest Floor Plant Community Composition" Co-author: David L. Gorchov

Taylor Nelson, Weber State university - Advisor, Dr. Sue Harley, for the paper “Survey for helenalin among Utah Asteraceae speciesSushil Paudyal, Old Dominion University - Advisor, Dr. Govind P. S. Ghimire, for the paper “Plants used in religious ceremonies by Tharu culture in Dang Valley (Nepal)