FAST! Student Conference Award
The 2019 FAST Student Conference Award call for applications is now open until the 31st of March 2019 to support attendance of students to a New Zealand science-related conference. Four scholarships will be awarded to support expenses up to $600. Cost may cover all or part of registration, transport, and accommodation.
- The proposal must be submitted by a student currently enrolled in a postgraduate program at a University in France or New Zealand.
- The conference must focus on a science, technology, engineering or innovation theme. This includes social sciences.
- The student’s project must demonstrate a France-New Zealand collaborative effort. Examples include (but are not limited to) French or New Zealand co-authors, host institutions in both countries, research focus by one national focusing on the other country, etc.
- The applicant must be accepted for an oral or poster presentation at the conference.
- The conference must be taking place before 30th April 2020.
Scientific excellence will be a key selection criterion.
Submit an application
Applications must include:
- The abstract to be submitted to the conference
- One A4 page cover letter describing the relevance of the application to FAST! and the applicant motivations (please use standard font, margin etc.).
- A one page CV
- Details of up to two conferences that you would like to attend: name, date, location, webpage etc.
The application must be submitted in one single pdf file.
Please, email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line using the template “initial of the first name_last name_Student Conference Award”.
Opening date: 1st February 2019
Closing date: 31st March 2019 (midnight NZ time)
Results announced: 15th April 2019
The conference presentation must include the FAST! logo and a verbal acknowledgement to FAST! in the form of a short depiction of our mission and organisation.
A short report must be provided to FAST! by the successful applicant following the conference.
FAST! will select diverse scientific areas and the selection committee will make the final decision.