European Physical Society Accelerator Group EPS-AG


PRELIMINARY INFORMATION CONCERNING
FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS TO ATTEND IPAC'11

The EPS-AG is in a position to offer a limited number of grants for young graduate students under 30 years of age to attend IPAC'11.

Selected applicants will receive a lump sum to cover accommodation and food, and a contribution towards travel expenses.  The grant will also cover full conference registration.

The deadline for the submission of applications is Wednesday, 13 April, 2011.  Requests received after that date cannot be taken into consideration.

Applications for grants must be made using a Webform that will be available shortly. A  letter of support signed by the Head of the Institute, Laboratory or University Department where the young scientist is working/studying must reach the IPAC'11 Local Conference Secretariat  also by Wednesday, 13 April, 2011.  

Successful applicants will be informed by early May 2011, and will be required to respond with a formal confirmation by end May 2011.

EPS-AG PRIZE FOR A YOUNG SCIENTIST FOR QUALITY OF WORK AND PROMISE FOR THE FUTURE

Young scientists applying for grants should note that the EPS-AG is also offering a prize to

- a student registered for a PhD or diploma in accelerator physics or engineering or to
- a trainee accelerator physicist or engineer in the educational phase of their professional career,

for quality of work and promise for the future. 

Candidates will be judged by the EPS-AG 2011 Prizes Selection Committee chaired by Christopher Prior, University of Oxford and RAL, on the basis of contributions submitted to the IPAC'11 conference programme.

The winner will receive a framed certificate, and a cash prize of 1000 Euros and will have the opportunity to make a short oral presentation during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC'11.

Applications to be considered for the prize must be made by the deadline for the submission of abstracts to the conference: Wednesday, 13 April, 2011.  Justifications from supervisors/line managers are required to support candidatures.

Applications may be made  via the Application Form at the IPAC'11 instance of the SPMS to be available shortly.