The Material Advantage program now offers $500 travel grants to student chapters in support of attending AISTech, the TMS annual meeting, or the ACerS and ASM annual meetings held at Materials Science and Technology Conference & Show (MS&T), http://www.matscitech.org/.
The student chapter may determine how the grant is spent, either to cover many students’ hotel costs, or to cover 1 or 2 students traveling from afar. The grants are restricted to one grant per chapter per academic year. All grants are issued in check form to the chapter advisor, and will be sent after the event upon verification that the chapter was in attendance. If a chapter has special circumstances that require issuance of the check prior to the meeting, exceptions can be made on a case per case basis. Travel grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis, so act early! Chapters must be active and in good standing to be eligible for a travel grant.
For more information, contact ASM Student Relations, or by phone at 1-800-336-5152, ext. 5651.
ACerS Travel Awards
ACerS Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division Student Stipend
The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of The American Ceramic Society is sponsoring two stipends in the amount of $500 each to help fund students in attending MS&T combined with the ACerS Annual Meeting. These stipends are targeted at deserving students with current or future interests in the nuclear and/or environmental fields of ceramic and materials engineering. Student participation in NETD sponsored symposia through an oral or poster presentation is encouraged but not required. The nomination form should be completed by any student and recognized by a faculty member familiar with the student’s academic performance. Complete the nomination form online or download the form. Nominations must be submitted to Dr. Allen Apblett no later than September 1, 2014.
AIST Travel Grants
Steel to Students Training Program (Travel Grants)
The AIST Foundation is pleased to announce the Steel to Students Training Program. This initiative will provide up to US$1,000 in assistance for undergraduate and graduate-level students to attend AIST’s Specialty Training Conferences. AIST represents individual members in the iron and steel community from more than 70 countries around the world. Specialty Training Conferences are an integral component in facilitating the exchange of ideas and strengthening AIST’s global network. AIST’s Technology Committees offer steel industry professionals the opportunity to participate in the organization through the Specialty Training Conferences. This program will provide students with increased opportunities to become familiar with Technology Committees and learn firsthand from industry leaders in various steelmaking fields.
ASM Student Chapter Travel Grants/ Scholarships
Student Chapters are eligible for one travel grant per year of $500 for travel to an ASM International conference or event. The number of travel grants available are limited, so interested chapters should apply early. For application instructions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ASM Materials Education Foundation has set up a Student Chapter Grant program, which allows student chapters to submit a proposal describing their outreach activities for funding consideration. The general idea is that the activity or project proposed has to be something that moves toward our mission which is “to excite young people worldwide in materials careers.” Proposal must have: Description of project or activity, Timeline of activities, Costs associated with project. At least three grants are available each year of up to $800 each. Proposals must be received by January 31. A subcommittee of the Action in Education Team reviews the proposals. Awards will be made in March. Proposals may be submitted electronically to Jeane Deatherage at Jeane Deatherage, or mail to:
ASM Materials Education Foundation
Attn: ASM Chapter Student Grants
Materials Park, OH 44073-0002
TMS Division Travel Scholarships
The society’s technical divisions typically offer a limited number of travel grants up to $500 each to student members interested in attending the TMS annual meeting or MS&T. At present, this assistance is provided by the:
- Electronic, Magnetic & Photonic Materials Division
- Structural Materials Division
- Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division
- Light Metals Division
- Extraction & Processing Division
To apply, complete the travel grant application (PDF) and mail, along with a letter of interest, to:
TMS Student Travel Grants
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
Fax: (724) 776-3770
Telephone: (724) 776-9000, ext. 259
Your letter should mention the division’s technical programming in which you are interested. Applications will be reviewed by a subcommittee of the appropriate sponsoring division, and this group will select the award recipients. Students receiving travel grants are responsible for making their own meeting registration and travel arrangements.
Student Chapter Travel Reimbursements
An annual travel allowance of up to $500 is granted to each Material Advantage student chapter wishing to attend the TMS Annual Meeting. The funding is available as a reimbursement grant, and is only available for the TMS Annual Meeting. Travel support for MS&T is available through the Material Advantage program.
A Chapter Officer or Faculty Advisor must submit the Chapter Travel Reimbursement Form along with receipts for hotel and travel expenses. Verification of student attendance must also be provided to TMS by the student chapter. Requests for reimbursement should be submitted within two weeks following the meeting.
For more information, visit the TMS Web site.