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27th International Meshing Roundtable Financial Support for Students / PostDocs


Financial support from the NSF will be available to student and postdoc attendees from U.S. institutions to help defray their conference and travel expenses. Our budget will allow us to support approximately 7 students and 2 postdocs. NSF travel support will be made on a reimbursement basis and will be made to students and postdocs based on active research in mesh generation or interest in meshing related research topics.

For each student awardee, the travel support will include:

For each postdoc awardee, the support will include:

First priority will be given to students and postdocs who will be presenting a paper at the conference. Second priority will be given to students and postdocs presenting a research note, presenting a poster, or participating in the meshing contest. In order to encourage diverse participation in IMR 2018, the diversity of the applicant and whether or not the applicant has receiving an NSF travel grant to attend a previous IMR may also be considered. In all cases, financial need will be considered when determining the award size (which will also affect the number of travel grants being awarded). Underrepresented groups of students and postdocs, such as women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply even if they do not have a paper, a research note, or a poster to present.

A student or postdoc seeking financial support needs to submit the following documents:

A one-page statement of interest describing your interest in meshing related research, how the International Meshing Roundtable Conference will be helpful to your research, and how you will benefit by attending the conference. If you are presenting a paper, please include the title of your paper in the statement. If you are presenting a research note or poster, please include a brief description of the research you will present in the research note or poster.

A statement of your financial need (based on the estimated cost of attending the IMR short course and entire conference minus funds available to you from your advisor or department). Faculty advisors of student and postdoc applicants must also submit a letter in support of the individualís application and must provide a statement regarding the availability (or lack thereof) of travel funds to support the individualís travel to Albuquerque from NSF and other funding sources. A letter from the advisor in support of the student or postdocís application which includes a commitment to cover the cost of travel in excess of the travel grant will be sufficient.

A photocopy of your active student ID (students only).

Please send an electronic copy of these documents (as a single PDF attachment) to Dr. Suzanne Shontz at shontz@ku.edu, with the subject line of "IMR-2018 NSF Travel Support Application".

Applications for funding are due no later than 11:59 pm MDT (UTC -6 hours) on August 16, 2018. Decisions will be announced by August 22, 2018. Further instructions for reimbursement will be sent via e-mail to the selected recipients at that time. If you have questions on the application process, please send an e-mail to shontz@ku.edu.

27th IMR Financial Support for non-U.S. Students / Postdocs More details will be posted here as soon as they become available.



27th IMR Financial Support for non-U.S. Students / Postdocs

Financial support from the companies sponsoring the IMR will be available to student and postdoc attendees from non-U.S. institutions to help defray their conference and travel expenses. Our budget will allow us to support approximately 3 students and 1 postdoc. Non-US travel support will be made on a reimbursement basis and will be made to students and postdocs based on active research in mesh generation or interest in meshing related research topics.

For each student awardee, the travel support will include:

For each postdoc awardee, the support will include:

First priority will be given to students and postdocs who will be presenting a paper at the conference. Second priority will be given to students and postdocs presenting a research note, presenting a poster, or participating in the meshing contest. In order to encourage diverse participation in IMR 2018, the diversity of the applicant and whether or not the applicant has received a travel grant to attend a previous IMR may also be considered. In all cases, financial need will be considered when determining the award size (which will also affect the number of travel grants being awarded). Underrepresented groups of students and postdocs, such as women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply even if they do not have a paper, a research note, or a poster to present.

A student or postdoc seeking financial support needs to submit the following documents:

A one-page statement of interest describing your interest in meshing related research, how the International Meshing Roundtable Conference will be helpful to your research, and how you will benefit by attending the conference. If you are presenting a paper, please include the title of your paper in the statement. If you are presenting a research note or poster, please include a brief description of the research you will present in the research note or poster.

A statement of your financial need (based on the estimated cost of attending the IMR short course and entire conference minus funds available to you from your advisor or department). Faculty advisors of student and postdoc applicants must also submit a letter in support of the individualís application and must provide a statement regarding the availability (or lack thereof) of travel funds to support the individualís travel to Albuquerque. A letter from the advisor in support of the student or postdocís application which includes a commitment to cover the cost of travel in excess of the travel grant will be sufficient.

A photocopy of your active student ID (students only).

Please send an electronic copy of these documents (as a single PDF attachment) to Dr. Nancy Hitschfeld at nancy@dcc.uchile.cl, with the subject line of "IMR-2018 Non-US Travel Support Application".

Applications for funding are due no later than 11:59 pm MDT (UTC -4 hours) on August 15, 2018. Decisions will be announced by August 22, 2018. Further instructions for reimbursement will be sent via e-mail to the selected recipients at that time. If you have questions on the application process, please send an e-mail to nancy@dcc.uchile.cl

27th IMR Financial Support for non-U.S. Students / Postdocs More details will be posted here as soon as they become available.



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