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Snyder

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

Robert L. Snyder Student Travel Award

Deadline: 1 June 2020

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 2020 Denver X-ray Conference.

Grants are awarded in the amount of $500 for recipients living within the USA and Canada, and $1,000 for those living outside of the USA and Canada. Winners’ registration fees to the conference will be waived. Students are required to participate in the technical program by submitting an abstract for oral or poster presentation. Winners must also be able to attend the Plenary session of the conference on Wednesday morning for the announcement of the award.

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
E-mail: sjennings@icdd.com
Fax: (610) 325-9823

 

cohen

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

Jerome B. Cohen Student Award

Deadline: 1 June 2020

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 2020 will be in the amount of $1,000, and the winner’s registration fee to the conference will be waived. 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 in Microsoft Word version 2013 – 2019. Please e-mail the file to Denise Zulli at: zulli@icdd.com; Phone: 610-325-9814.

Student Poster Award

The Best Student Poster Award will be named at the end of the XRD and XRF poster sessions. Student presenters will be awarded a ribbon during the Poster session, and all co-authors will be mailed an award certificate post conference.

Student Rooms

There are a limited number of discounted hotel rooms being offered to students. To qualify for a student room, a Student Room Authorization Form and Student Identification must be received by 15 June 2020. 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 $145/day - $72.50 per person (plus 13% tax), and is available Saturday 1 August – Saturday 8 August. Rates are applicable 3 days prior & post based on availability. Please complete a Student Room Authorization Form to apply.

Student Registration

Discounted registration fees are offered to students with valid Student Identification. Please print and return the attached registration form, along with your student ID, to ICDD’s Conference Services Department: Email: dxc@icdd.com, Fax: +610-325-9823, Mail: 12 Campus Blvd., Newtown Square, PA  19073, USA. Please note, on-line registration is not available to students.

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