Travel Support for non-US Early Career Attendees at Nonlinear Waves (NW14)

There is limited support for early career participants who are not US citizens and not affiliated with U.S. institutions for travel to Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures 2014 (NW14) through a grant from the Office of Naval Research- Global (ONR-G). To qualify as an early career applicant, you must be within 6 years of your PhD at the time of the conference.

The travel awards are in the amount $600. These awards do not come with free registration. To obtain support, you must file an expense report, including all required receipts, within 30 days of the end of the conference.

Top priority will be given to candidates presenting papers at the meeting. An application for travel support must include:

  1. A statement requesting the travel award and providing the rationale for your request and explaining your interest in attending the conference. If you are giving a presentation at the conference, the statement should include the title of your presentation, the type of presentation (minisymposium, contributed lecture, poster) and the name(s) and affiliations of your co-authors. If you are speaking in a minisymposium, include the title and the name(s) of the organizer(s). 

  2. A current curriculum vitae (CV) that includes your contact information, the date (month/year) of the award of your PhD, the institution awarding your PhD, and your advisor's name, and other relevant information including recent publications. In addition, you may provide a URL for a working Web page that expands on the information in your CV.

  3. You may ask a senior colleague to provide a letter of support. However, this letter is not required. If you choose to include a letter of support, enter the name and email address of the senior colleague. You will not be able to directly upload the letter of support as part of the application process. We will send a separate e-mail requesting the letter from your colleague. The e-mail will include instructions on how to submit the letter. The letter must be uploaded by the deadline.

All submissions must be in pdf format.

To submit an application for travel support to a conference, go to http://awards.siam.org/ , and follow the instructions.

Look for the conference designated Nonlinear Waves 14- nonUS with code NW14G. The application deadline is July 18, 2014.

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