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Student Opportunities at DXC


Learn more about Robert L. Snyder and see former winners of the Student Travel Award

Robert L. Snyder Student Travel Award
Deadline: 3 June 2019
10 June 2019

In pursuing its dynamic commitment to the education of the scientific community, the International Centre for Diffraction Data is offering limited travel support to help students attend the 2019 Denver X-ray Conference.

Grants are awarded in the amount of $500 for 2019 recipients living within the USA and Canada, and $1,000 for those living outside of the USA and Canada. Students are required to participate in the technical program by submitting an abstract for oral or poster presentation.

Please complete a Robert L. Snyder Student Travel Award Application to apply. Submit the completed application form, a copy of your abstract and a supporting letter from your research advisor.

Submit Application To:
Robert L. Snyder Student Travel Award
International Centre for Diffraction Data
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3273
Fax: (610) 325-9823



Learn more about Jerome B. Cohen and see former winners of the Student Award

Jerome B. Cohen Student Award
Deadline: 3 June 2019
10 June 2019

This award was instituted in the name of Professor Jerome B. Cohen, one of the leaders in the field of X-ray analysis, and in the training of students in this art. The award is intended to recognize the outstanding achievements of student research in this field. All students, graduate or undergraduate, who are working in the field of X-ray analysis, can submit a technical paper describing their work. The winner will be selected by a committee of researchers in the field, and notified one week before the conference. The award for the year 2019 will be in the amount of $1,000. The following criteria applies:

  • The research must be original, of high quality, and must be primarily the work of the student.
  • Papers submitted to the Cohen Award must be presented at the conference in either oral or poster session. Thus, all first-author students must submit an abstract and also attend the conference.
  • The winner must be able to attend the Plenary session of the conference on Wednesday morning for the announcement of the award.
  • Papers must be submitted along with a Cohen Student Award Certification Form.
  • Please follow the same format guidelines as manuscripts submitted for the conference proceedings, Advances in X-ray Analysis. The Guidelines for the Preparation of Manuscripts are available online. Students competing for the award are required to submit their manuscript to Advances in X-ray Analysis, and include a signed Publishing Agreement, also available online.
  • Papers must be submitted electronically, as an e-mail attachment, created as either a Microsoft®Word (Word XP – 2010) document or as a PDF file (Portable Document File). Please e-mail the file to If you do not receive confirmation that the manuscript was received within one week of your submission, contact the ICDD Conference Services Department by email or phone:; 610-325-9814.  


Student Rooms

There are a limited number of discounted hotel rooms being offered to students.

Student room assignments will be scheduled up until 5 July 2019, subject to availability. Assignments will be made on a first come – first serve basis. Student rooms are shared - each room will be equipped with two queen beds to accommodate two persons. The discounted room rate is $104/day - $52 per person (plus tax), and is available Friday 2 August – Sunday 11 August. Please complete a Student Room Authorization Form to apply.

Student Social

ICDD will be sponsoring a complimentary student coffee social during the New! Student Session - Education in X-ray Analysis on Tuesday, 6 August. If you are interested in participating, please email Stephanie


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