Paul C. Silva Student Grants for Travel or Research

Paul C. SilvaThe IPS will award up to eight IPS Student Grants of US$500 for travel or research annually to honour Dr Paul C. Silva (left) of the University and Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley, Chair of the International Organizing Committee that established the International Phycological Society (Van den Hoek 1985) in 1960.

Paul, now over 90 years of age, has been an outstanding and inspirational phycologist for over 70 years. 


These awards are for:

  • Travel to meetings including workshops in which the student is presenting work on algae, whether the meeting is phycological or more general (e.g. evolution or ecology).
  • Research projects on algae, which must be student-led with support from the supervisor.


Application forms and documentation