Annual Meeting Travel Grants

The 2021 application deadline closed.

SSA offers travel grants to participate in the Annual Meeting. Travel grants cover the cost of meeting registration.

  • Student Travel Grants are available to SSA student members from inside or outside the USA who must travel more than 500 km (311 miles) to attend the meeting.
  • International Travel Grants are available to SSA members who are not students and who must travel from outside the US to attend the SSA meeting.
  • ESC/SSA Travel Grants are available to anyone traveling from a member-state of the European Seismological Commission. This grant is provided under a cooperative agreement between SSA and ESC. Click here to see the list of ESC member-states.

All applicants will be asked to submit an applicant essay, a draft itinerary and an abstract as first author. All travel grant recipients must present their work in either an oral or poster session at the meeting. Only one application per institution may be awarded.

  • Student applicants must have a faculty advisor submit a one-to-two paragraph letter of support to by 30 November 2021.
  • Early-Career applicants must submit a one-to-two paragraph letter of support from a supervisor to by 30 November 2021.

Review a Sample Application [152 KB].

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Travel Grant Recipients 2019

2021 Travel Grant Recipients

Travel Grant Recipients 2018

Past Annual Meeting Grants

See our past travel grant recipients.