World Congress of Soil Science 2018 - Travel Grants available

The 21st World Congress of Soil Science "Soil Science - Beyond Food and Fuel" takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 12th to 17th August 2018.

The Society has allocated up to £5,000 to provide financial assistance to members who wish to attend the World Congress by offering grants of £500 to members who;

  • have paid their 2018 subscription 
  • will be presenting an oral or poster presentation at the Congress
  • will assist on the BSSS stand during the Congress to promote the Society's 2022 hosting of the 22nd World Congress
  • apply for the funding before 28th February 2018

If you would like to be considered for a grant then please send an email to Ian Brown by no later than 28th February 2018. All applications will be reviewed by the Grants and Awards Committee.

Please note that preference will be given to members who have been accepted for oral presentations.

Awards will be made by Friday 20th April 2018